S. 522 - Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Act

Intellectual property.
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Summary:
A bill to safeguard the economic health of the United States and the health and safety of the United States citizens by improving the management, coordination, and effectiveness of domestic and international intellectual property rights enforcement, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Act

S. 522 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to safeguard the economic health of the United States and the health and safety of the United States citizens by improving the management, coordination, and effectiveness of domestic and international intellectual property rights enforcement, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to safeguard the economic health of the United States and the health and safety of the United States citizens by improving the management, coordination, and effectiveness of domestic and international intellectual property rights enforcement, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Act
Sponsor
Evan Bayh
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Intellectual property
  • Actions and defenses
  • Arrest
  • Artists
  • Authors and authorship
  • Business
  • Congress
  • Congressional investigations
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Copyright
  • Counterfeiting
  • Criminal investigation
  • Criminal justice
  • Criminal justice information
  • Customs administration
  • Executive departments
  • Executive reorganization
  • Federal employees
  • Federal-local relations
  • Federal-state relations
  • Foreign policy
  • Free trade
  • Government employees
  • Government information
  • Humanities
  • International affairs
  • International cooperation
  • Labor
  • Labor unions
  • Law
  • Patent infringement
  • Patents
  • Performance measurement
  • Prosecution
  • Searches and seizures
  • Small business
  • Standards
  • State and local government
  • Strategic planning
  • Trade
  • Trade agreements
  • Trade negotiations
  • Trademarks
  • Transfer of employees
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/07/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/07/2007
2/07/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
11/07/2007Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
26 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Act

26 organizations supported this bill

Abro Industries
AFL-CIO
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Apparel & Footwear Association
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Electronics Association
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
Association for Competitive Technology
(n.d.). ACT Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
CropLife America
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
Electronic Industries Alliance
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
Grocery Manufacturers Association
(n.d.). Letter of support. Retrieved n.d., from .
Industrial Fasteners Institute
(n.d.). IFI statement (at bottom). Retrieved n.d., from .
Intellectual Property Owners Association
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
International Trademark Association
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Association of Manufacturers
National Electrical Manufacturers Association
(n.d.). NEMA Press release. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Electronic Distributors Association
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Marine Manufacturers Association
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
Professional Photographers Of America (ppa)
Toy Industry Association
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
Visual Arts Alliance
(n.d.). Letter of Support. Retrieved n.d., from .

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$28,950$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$214,377$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$3,500$0
Max BaucusDMT$292,700$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$197,279$0
Bob BennettRUT$77,900$0
Joe BidenDDE$60,238$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$54,900$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$356,766$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$108,110$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$99,460$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$68,600$0
Jim BunningRKY$67,916$0
Richard BurrRNC$261,404$0
Robert ByrdDWV$77,700$0
Maria CantwellDWA$110,534$0
Ben CardinDMD$100,400$0
Tom CarperDDE$204,760$0
Bob CaseyDPA$111,550$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$445,405$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$426,605$0
Tom CoburnROK$72,200$0
William Thad CochranRMS$66,200$0
Norm ColemanRMN$568,930$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$185,799$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$79,250$0
Bob CorkerRTN$435,843$0
John CornynRTX$334,658$0
Larry CraigRID$20,850$0
Mike CrapoRID$57,200$0
Jim DeMintRSC$365,403$0
Chris DoddDCT$161,350$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$185,994$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$56,300$0
Byron DorganDND$111,800$0
Dick DurbinDIL$116,700$0
John EnsignRNV$81,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$74,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$69,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$139,071$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$157,529$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$189,000$0
Judd GreggRNH$113,396$0
Chuck HagelRNE$29,300$0
Tom HarkinDIA$105,053$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$184,680$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$125,300$0
Jim InhofeROK$166,200$0
Dan InouyeDHI$30,250$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$164,753$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$35,000$0
Ted KennedyDMA$58,450$0
John F. KerryDMA$24,918$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$132,518$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$317,150$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$199,859$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$85,207$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$42,176$0
Carl LevinDMI$241,657$0
Joe LiebermanICT$296,175$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$187,215$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$69,900$0
Dick LugarRIN$183,550$0
Mel MartinezRFL$223,120$0
John McCainRAZ$32,500$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$85,900$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$522,650$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$157,050$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$117,815$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$77,304$0
Patty MurrayDWA$149,145$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$191,100$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$145,750$0
Barack ObamaDIL$130,700$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$170,550$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$56,640$0
Harry ReidDNV$129,465$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$214,350$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$128,950$0
Ken SalazarDCO$80,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$38,194$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$119,550$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$113,753$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$115,100$0
Gordon SmithROR$270,500$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$61,925$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$500,960$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$257,833$0
Ted StevensRAK$100,700$0
John SununuRNH$141,170$0
Jon TesterDMT$35,154$0
Craig ThomasRWY$44,000$0
John ThuneRSD$269,387$0
David VitterRLA$223,949$0
George VoinovichROH$457,433$0
John WarnerRVA$2,500$0
Jim WebbDVA$38,050$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$79,625$0
Ron WydenDOR$62,500$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$28,950$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$214,377$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$3,500$0
Max BaucusDMT$292,700$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$197,279$0
Bob BennettRUT$77,900$0
Joe BidenDDE$60,238$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$54,900$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$356,766$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$108,110$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$99,460$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$68,600$0
Jim BunningRKY$67,916$0
Richard BurrRNC$261,404$0
Robert ByrdDWV$77,700$0
Maria CantwellDWA$110,534$0
Ben CardinDMD$100,400$0
Tom CarperDDE$204,760$0
Bob CaseyDPA$111,550$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$445,405$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$426,605$0
Tom CoburnROK$72,200$0
William Thad CochranRMS$66,200$0
Norm ColemanRMN$568,930$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$185,799$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$79,250$0
Bob CorkerRTN$435,843$0
John CornynRTX$334,658$0
Larry CraigRID$20,850$0
Mike CrapoRID$57,200$0
Jim DeMintRSC$365,403$0
Chris DoddDCT$161,350$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$185,994$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$56,300$0
Byron DorganDND$111,800$0
Dick DurbinDIL$116,700$0
John EnsignRNV$81,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$74,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$69,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$139,071$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$157,529$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$189,000$0
Judd GreggRNH$113,396$0
Chuck HagelRNE$29,300$0
Tom HarkinDIA$105,053$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$184,680$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$125,300$0
Jim InhofeROK$166,200$0
Dan InouyeDHI$30,250$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$164,753$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$35,000$0
Ted KennedyDMA$58,450$0
John F. KerryDMA$24,918$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$132,518$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$317,150$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$199,859$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$85,207$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$42,176$0
Carl LevinDMI$241,657$0
Joe LiebermanICT$296,175$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$187,215$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$69,900$0
Dick LugarRIN$183,550$0
Mel MartinezRFL$223,120$0
John McCainRAZ$32,500$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$85,900$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$522,650$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$157,050$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$117,815$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$77,304$0
Patty MurrayDWA$149,145$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$191,100$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$145,750$0
Barack ObamaDIL$130,700$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$170,550$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$56,640$0
Harry ReidDNV$129,465$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$214,350$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$128,950$0
Ken SalazarDCO$80,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$38,194$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$119,550$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$113,753$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$115,100$0
Gordon SmithROR$270,500$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$61,925$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$500,960$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$257,833$0
Ted StevensRAK$100,700$0
John SununuRNH$141,170$0
Jon TesterDMT$35,154$0
Craig ThomasRWY$44,000$0
John ThuneRSD$269,387$0
David VitterRLA$223,949$0
George VoinovichROH$457,433$0
John WarnerRVA$2,500$0
Jim WebbDVA$38,050$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$79,625$0
Ron WydenDOR$62,500$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Chemicals$2,705,774
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$2,276,118
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,038,891
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,399,744
Auto manufacturers$1,124,537
Apparel & accessory stores$1,001,833
Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$921,326
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$689,648
Manufacturing$600,474
Ship building & repair$492,420
Commercial photography, art & graphic design$454,430
Automotive Manufacturing union$319,850
Small business associations$318,818
Chambers of commerce$314,238
Labor Unions$241,500
Household appliances$159,750
Pro-business associations$93,219
Toys$83,290

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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