Vote — Oct 8, 2015 4:30 p.m.
Jun 27, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980
This bill was introduced on June 27, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Indiana
A bill to amend the patent law to restore the term of patent grant for the period of time that non-patent regulatory requirements prevent the marketing of a patented product.
6/27/1980--Introduced.Patent Term Restoration Act of 1980 - Amends the patent law to extend the terms of patents which encompass specified chemical products, processes for use of a chemical product, or ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2892”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2892 — 96th Congress: Patent Term Restoration Act of 1980. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/s2892
“S. 2892 — 96th Congress: Patent Term Restoration Act of 1980.” www.GovTrack.us. 1980. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/s2892>
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