US HB3954 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on July 24 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-08-15 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

To amend title 35, United States Code, to include the exclusive economic zone as part of the United States for patent infringement, and for other purposes. This bill establishes that certain activities on or below the waters within the U.S. exclusive economic zone that infringe a U.S. patent shall be considered an infringing act that occurs within the United States.

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Title

To amend title 35, United States Code, to include the exclusive economic zone as part of the United States for patent infringement, and for other purposes.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-08-15HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.
2019-07-24HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2019-07-24HouseIntroduced in House

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