US Congress Subject | Intellectual property

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
USHB704EngrossDirects the Copyright Office to waive various copyright registration-related fees for works that win certain competitions sponsored by the Congressional Institute or established by Congress. To qualify for the fee waiver, the copyright registration a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-06-24
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 82.
USSB169IntroDirects the Copyright Office to waive various copyright registration-related fees for works that win certain competitions sponsored by the Congressional Institute or established by Congress. To qualify for the fee waiver, the copyright registration a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 72.
USSB1260IntroEstablishes a Directorate for Technology and Innovation in the National Science Foundation (NSF) and establishes various programs and activities. The goals of the directorate shall be, among other things, the strengthening of U.S. leadership in criti...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-06-08
Passed Senate, under the order of 5/28/21, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 68 - 32. Record Vote Number: 226. (text: CR S4049-4499)
USHR443IntroThis resolution honors Alligator Records on 50 years of business and celebrates the American cultural legacy of Chicago blues music. The resolution encourages the U.S. government to take all necessary steps to preserve and advance the art form of Chi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-05-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1723IntroRequires the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to request demographic information from the inventor on each patent application submitted to the USPTO. Inventors shall not be required to provide the requested information, which shall include ge...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB1856IntroTo repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and certain regulations, to allow for interim carriage of television broadcast signals, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USSB1351IntroA bill to strengthen the security and integrity of the United States scientific and research enterprise.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-05-12
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1169IntroA bill to address issues involving the People's Republic of China.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-05-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 54.
USSB632IntroRequires the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to request demographic information from the inventor on each patent application submitted to the USPTO. Inventors shall not be required to provide the requested information, which shall include ge...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-04-29
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB1391IntroRequires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to coordinate with specified federal entities to compile a public database of federal contracts, tax benefits, and other support for COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) biomedical resea...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USSB814IntroContains provisions related to U.S. support for Ukraine. From FY2022-FY2026, the Department of State is authorized to (1) provide grants and loans to Ukraine for acquiring U.S. defense equipment and services through the Foreign Military Financing pro...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-04-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 49.
USHB824IntroDirects the Department of State and the Department of Homeland Security to deny entry into the United States to senior Chinese Communist Party officials, the spouses and children of such officials, members of the cabinet of the Chinese government, an...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1251EngrossEstablishes requirements related to diplomatic engagement with foreign countries on matters of U.S. cyberspace policy. Specifically, the bill establishes the Bureau of International Cyberspace Policy within the Department of State to advise the State...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-04-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB19IntroTo provide for certain reforms with respect to the Medicare program under title XVIII of the Social Security Act, the Medicaid program under title XIX of such Act, the Food and Drug Administration, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-04-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2731IntroEstablishes a Directorate for Technology and Innovation in the National Science Foundation (NSF) and establishes various programs and activities. The goals of the directorate shall be, among other things, the strengthening of U.S. leadership in criti...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-04-21
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB1201IntroA bill to restore the United States international leadership on climate change and clean energy, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-04-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1159IntroA bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to enhance the authority of U.S. Customs and Border Protection to share information with respect to merchandise suspected of violating intellectual property rights with rights holders and other interested partie...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-04-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR151IntroA resolution calling on the President and the Secretary of Health and Human Services to take action to lower prescription drug costs.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-04-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB997IntroA bill to establish the Office of Manufacturing and Industrial Innovation Policy and strategic national manufacturing policy for the United States, to provide manufacturing and industrial perspective and advice to the President, to provide for a comp...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1060IntroA bill to safeguard certain technology and intellectual property in the United States from export to or influence by the People's Republic of China and to protect United States industry from unfair competition by the People's Republic of China, and f...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB909IntroEstablishes a series of oversight and disclosure requirements relating to the prices of brand-name drugs. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to review at least annually all brand-name drugs for excessive...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-23
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security. Hearings held.
USHB2153IntroTo invest in basic scientific research and support technology innovation for the economic and national security of the United States, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-23
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB2148IntroEstablishes a series of oversight and disclosure requirements relating to the prices of brand-name drugs. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to review at least annually all brand-name drugs for excessive...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB597IntroImposes licensing and price restrictions on federally supported drugs and other medicines intended to address COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) or other public health emergencies. With respect to a COVID-19 drug patent developed using certain...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USSB831IntroReauthorizes the EB-5 Regional Center program through FY2026 and makes various changes to the program, such as imposing various oversight requirements. (EB-5 visas provide permanent resident status to qualified alien investors. A regional center allo...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2031IntroExcludes from gross income, for income tax purposes, gains from distributions of intangible property by controlled foreign corporations to U.S. domestic corporations. The bill defines intangible property to include patents, copyrights, licenses, form...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB785IntroWithdraws normal trade relations treatment from China and expands the bases of ineligibility for this treatment to include specified violations of human rights by China. Specifically, during any period in which China engages in specified activities (...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB687IntroContains provisions addressing China and foreign relations generally. The provisions include directing the Department of State to establish a program to facilitate dialogues between U.S. regulatory and technical agencies and their counterparts in par...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB153IntroProhibits the manufacturer of a brand-name, generic, or biosimilar drug from entering into certain agreements to resolve or settle a patent infringement claim in connection with the sale of a drug or biological product. Specifically, such an agreemen...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USSB482IntroRequires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to coordinate with specified federal entities to compile a public database of federal contracts, tax benefits, and other support for COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) biomedical resea...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1130IntroAuthorizes the Department of the Treasury to temporarily guarantee up to 50% of an investment made during the public health emergency declared due to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in a business that (1) incurred losses due to COVID-19, (2...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1160IntroLowers the disclosure threshold regarding gifts or contracts from a foreign source that institutions of higher education (IHEs) must report to the Department of Education (ED). It also requires IHEs to disclose information related to foreign involvem...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1131IntroControls exports of certain national interest technology and intellectual property to China. Specifically, covered technology or intellectual property includes items that (1) would contribute significantly to the Chinese military to the detriment of ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1028IntroDirects the Department of Defense (DOD) to allow trademarks owned or controlled by DOD to be combined with religious insignia on commercial identification tags (i.e., dog tags) and to be sold by lawful trademark licensees. The bill applies retroactiv...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-11
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB192IntroProhibits sending bad faith patent demand letters. A patent demand letter is a written communication claiming that the recipient may be liable for patent infringement. Bad faith means making knowingly false or misleading statements, making claims wit...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-02
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USSB39IntroA bill to ensure the continued strength and leadership of the United States in the research and development of key technologies for future wireless telecommunications standards and infrastructure by providing additional authority for sanctions agains...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-01-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB123IntroEstablishes a pilot program for an additional credit rating system for use by mortgage lenders. Specifically, the program utilizes one or more commercially available credit scoring models that apply additional credit information about borrowers who h...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-01-04
To House Financial Services Committee
Syndicate content
feedback