Subject Intellectual property | Current

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USHB3979Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 (SAA, 2008) to extend emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) payments for eligible individuals to weeks of employment ending on o...
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2014-12-19
Presented to President.
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USHB2754Collectible Coin Protection Act - Amends the Hobby Protection Act to make it a violation of such Act for a person to provide substantial assistance or support to any manufacturer, importer, or seller if that person knows or should have known that suc...
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2014-12-17
Presented to President.
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50%
USSB706Transnational Drug Trafficking Act of 2013 - Amends the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to prohibit the manufacture or distribution of a controlled substance in schedule I or II, flunitrazepam, or a listed chemical by individuals having r...
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2014-12-16
Held at the desk.
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USHB5108Establishes the Law School Clinic Certification Program of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to allow students enrolled in a participating law school's clinic to practice patent and trademark law before the USPTO on a pro-bono bas...
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2014-12-16
Became Public Law No: 113-227.
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USHB83Requires the Secretary of the Interior to establish within the Empowering Insular Communities activity a team of technical, policy, and financial experts to: (1) develop an energy action plan addressing the energy needs of each of the insular areas (...
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2014-12-16
Became Public Law No: 113-235.
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USSR601Recognizes the cooperation in science and technology between the governments of the United States and China since 1979. Emphasizes the importance of open markets, intellectual property rights, and the free exchange of information to the development ...
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2014-12-12
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USHB5750Orphan Product Extensions Now Accelerating Cures and Treatments Act of 2014
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2014-12-10
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8938)
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USSB1317National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2013 - Authorizes appropriations for FY2014-FY2016 for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Authorizes programs, activities, and reports respecting NASA, includin...
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2014-12-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 628.
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USHB5728STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Title I: Communications Provisions - (Sec. 101) Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to reauthorize and revise provisions expiring under the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010 (STELA). Extends...
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2014-12-04
Became Public Law No: 113-200.
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USHB5790Health Prizes Rewarding Innovation, Savings, and Effectiveness Act of 2014
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2014-12-03
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USHB5650Grants a federal charter to the National Academy of Inventors.
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2014-11-24
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USHB5743Establishes the Presidential Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics to review, analyze, and report to the President and Congress on the following issues related to intercollegiate athletics: the interaction of athletics and academics, the financing...
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2014-11-19
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USSB2919Copyright and Marriage Equality Act - Amends federal copyright law to revise the definition of "widow" or "widower" for purposes of provisions concerning the transfer of a copyright to an author's spouse or other next of kin following the author's de...
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2014-11-12
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USHB5586You Own Devices Act - Amends federal copyright law to allow the owner of a machine or other product operated in any part by a computer program to transfer an authorized copy of the computer program, or the right to obtain such copy, when the owner se...
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2014-10-28
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USHB5585Granting Our People Access to Channel Choice Act of 2014 or the GO PACC Act of 2014 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require a cable operator or satellite carrier to provide to certain subscribers in specified Wisconsin counties who elect t...
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2014-10-28
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USHB5617Copyright and Marriage Equality Act - Amends federal copyright law to revise the definition of "widow" or "widower" for purposes of provisions concerning the transfer of a copyright to an author's spouse or other next of kin follo...
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2014-10-28
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USHB5657Fair Access for Safe and Timely Generics Act of 2014
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2014-09-19
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USHB5499Consumer Review Freedom Act of 2014 - Declares a provision of a form contract to be void from the inception if it: (1) prohibits or restricts a person who is a party to the contract from engaging in written, verbal, or pictorial reviews, or other sim...
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2014-09-19
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USHB5360American Renaissance in Manufacturing Act - Title I: Creating a More Competitive Tax Code - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to reduce to 25% of taxable income the income tax rate for corporations (currently, the maximum rate is 35%). Makes permanent...
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2014-09-15
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USHR643Calls for: the People's Republic of China (PRC) to end the practice of cyber-enabled espionage against U.S. firms and cooperate in cybersecurity efforts; the President to implement and coordinate the Strategy on Mitigating the Theft of United State...
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2014-09-08
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USSB1468Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish within the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) a ...
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2014-08-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 547.
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100%
USSB517Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act - Repeals a Library of Congress (LOC) rulemaking determination, made upon the recommendation of the Register of Copyrights, regarding the circumvention of technological measures controlling acces...
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2014-08-01
Became Public Law No: 113-144.
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USHB5322Consolidate Heavy-handed and Outdated Programs Act of 2014 - Consolidates the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish the Department of Energy and the Environment (DEE), with the primary mission of ensuri...
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2014-08-01
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USHB4572STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Title I: Communications Provisions - (Sec. 101) Amends the Communications Act of 1934, as amended by the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010 (STELA), to extend until December 31, 2019, the exemp...
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2014-07-29
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USHB5036Satellite Television Access Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Amends federal copyright law, as amended by the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010 (STELA), to extend until December 31, 2019, the statutory license under which satellite ...
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2014-07-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 410.
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USHB4772Respecting Senior Performers as Essential Cultural Treasures Act or the RESPECT Act - Requires digital music services (certain services providing digital transmissions of music by Internet radio, cable, or satellite) that transmit sound recordings un...
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2014-07-21
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USSB2588Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Requires the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), the Secretary of Defense (DOD), and the Attorney General (DOJ) to develop and promulgate procedur...
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2014-07-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 462.
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USSB2454Satellite Television Access Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Amends federal copyright law, as amended by the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010 (STELA), to extend until December 31, 2019, the statutory license under which satellite ...
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2014-06-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 445.
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USHB4487Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2015 - Title I: Legislative Branch - Makes appropriations to the Senate for FY2015 for: (1) expense allowances; (2) representation allowances for the Majority and Minority Leaders; (3) salaries of specified offi...
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2014-06-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 436.
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USHB4660Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 - Makes appropriations for FY2015 for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, for science-related programs, and related agencies. Title I: Department of Commerce - Department ...
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2014-06-19
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S3836-3842; tex
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USHB4878Facilitating Investments in Local Markets Act or the FILM Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the expensing of the costs of qualified film and television productions, to: (1) extend through 2015 provisions allowing such expensing,...
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2014-06-17
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USHB4159America Competes Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Establishes, revises, and extends specified science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs, as well as education, research, and training programs. Authorizes appropriations for FY2015...
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2014-06-13
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USHB4435Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 - Division A: Department of Defense Authorizations - Title I: Procurement - Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations - (Sec. 101) Authorizes appropriations f...
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2014-06-05
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 425.
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USSB2437Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 - Makes appropriations for FY2015 for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, for science-related programs, and related agencies. Title I: Department of Commerce - Department ...
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2014-06-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 411.
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USHB4763Trade Protection Not Troll Protection Act - Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to revise certain legal standards used to consider whether a domestic industry exists or is in the process of being established with respect to foreign countries that unlawfull...
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2014-05-29
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USHB4186Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology Act of 2014 or FIRST Act of 2014 - Authorizes appropriations for FY2014-FY2015 to the National Science Foundation (NSF). Specifies policy objectives for the NSF in allocating resources. Direc...
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2014-05-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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USSB2384Deter Cyber Theft Act of 2014 - Requires the President to report annually to Congress on foreign countries that engage in economic and industrial espionage in cyberspace with respect to U.S. trade secrets or proprietary information. Requires each rep...
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2014-05-22
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USSB2375Colorado News, Emergency, Weather, and Sports Act of 2014 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 and federal copyright law to allow cable operators or satellite carriers to offer certain Colorado-based television broadcast stations to eligible Color...
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2014-05-21
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USSB2321Songwriter Equity Act of 2014 - Amends federal copyright law regarding the exclusive rights of sound recording copyright owners to remove a provision that prohibits license fees payable for the public performance of sound recordings, by means of a di...
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2014-05-12
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USHB4588Protecting the Rights of Musicians Act - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to exempt from retransmission consent requirements under which cable systems or other multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) are prohibited from retransmittin...
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2014-05-09
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USHB4279Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 with respect to the establishment in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) of United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) (formerly the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement).
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2014-04-16
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USHB4287Independent Innovator and Repurposing Act - Establishes procedures under which the term of an unexpired patent claiming a method of using a biological product shall be extended for five years from its original expiration date. Requires an applicatio...
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2014-04-16
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USSB2180Support Theaters in America Growth and Expansion Act or the STAGE Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the expensing of the costs of qualified film and television productions, to: (1) extend through 2015 provisions allowing such ex...
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2014-03-27
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USSB2150Independent Innovator and Repurposing Act - Establishes procedures under which the term of an unexpired patent claiming a method of using a biological product shall be extended for five years from its original expiration date. Requires an applicatio...
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2014-03-24
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USHB4079Songwriter Equity Act of 2014 - Amends federal copyright law regarding the exclusive rights of sound recording copyright owners to remove a provision that prohibits license fees payable for the public performance of sound recordings, by means of a di...
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2014-03-20
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USHB4103American Royalties Too Act of 2014 - Expands copyright owners' exclusive rights, in the case of a work of visual art, to include the right to collect or authorize the collection of a royalty if the work is sold by a person other than the author for a...
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2014-03-20
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USSB2129Accelerating Technology Transfer to Advance Innovation for the Nation Act of 2014 or ATTAIN Act of 2014 - Amends the Department of Energy Organization Act to establish the Office of Advanced Research, Technology Transfer, and Innovation in Energy (OA...
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2014-03-13
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USSB2146Patent Fee Integrity Act - Establishes in the Treasury the United States Patent and Trademark Office Innovation Promotion Fund (Innovation Promotion Fund) to be used as a revolving fund by the Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) ...
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2014-03-13
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USHR514Honors Thomas Jennings as the first African-American to be granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and commends his economic contributions to the United States through use of the patent system. Acknowledges that his inventive...
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2014-03-12
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USHB1123Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act - Repeals a Library of Congress (LOC) rulemaking determination, made upon the recommendation of the Register of Copyrights, regarding the circumvention of technological measures controlling acces...
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2014-02-26
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