S. 522 - Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Act

Intellectual property. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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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) 
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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
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Contributions

  1. January - February 2003 For $174,614 Against $0
  2. March - April 2003 For $408,164 Against $0
  3. May - June 2003 For $478,456 Against $0
  4. July - August 2003 For $236,533 Against $0
  5. September - October 2003 For $285,607 Against $0
  6. November - December 2003 For $208,446 Against $0
  7. January - February 2004 For $198,529 Against $0
  8. March - April 2004 For $389,763 Against $0
  9. May - June 2004 For $487,365 Against $0
  10. July - August 2004 For $412,981 Against $0
  11. September - October 2004 For $1,018,008 Against $0
  12. November - December 2004 For $165,953 Against $0
  13. January - February 2005 For $148,830 Against $0
  14. March - April 2005 For $402,911 Against $0
  15. May - June 2005 For $434,121 Against $0
  16. July - August 2005 For $184,648 Against $0
  17. September - October 2005 For $335,455 Against $0
  18. November - December 2005 For $256,411 Against $0
  19. January - February 2006 For $141,250 Against $0
  20. March - April 2006 For $364,003 Against $0
  21. May - June 2006 For $396,831 Against $0
  22. July - August 2006 For $380,135 Against $0
  23. September - October 2006 For $738,669 Against $0
  24. November - December 2006 For $233,750 Against $0
  25. January - February 2007 For $319,510 Against $0
  26. March - April 2007 For $653,708 Against $0
  27. May - June 2007 For $638,444 Against $0
  28. July - August 2007 For $367,468 Against $0
  29. September - October 2007 For $501,988 Against $0
  30. November - December 2007 For $406,930 Against $0
  31. January - February 2008 For $212,476 Against $0
  32. March - April 2008 For $491,592 Against $0
  33. May - June 2008 For $531,105 Against $0
  34. July - August 2008 For $417,575 Against $0
  35. September - October 2008 For $787,881 Against $0
  36. November - December 2008 For $313,150 Against $0

Votes

    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 .
    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 .
    United Automobile Workers
    (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$27,950$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$221,477$0
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$3,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$297,050$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$187,350$0
    Bob BennettRUT$87,400$0
    Joe BidenDDE$76,500$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$51,050$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$401,916$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$97,710$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$83,085$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$68,100$0
    Jim BunningRKY$85,683$0
    Richard BurrRNC$279,655$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$44,950$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$80,434$0
    Ben CardinDMD$77,400$0
    Tom CarperDDE$192,730$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$90,500$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$452,970$0
    Hillary ClintonDNY$375,595$0
    Tom CoburnROK$69,791$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$74,200$0
    Norm ColemanRMN$497,760$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$191,450$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$71,650$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$341,943$0
    John CornynRTX$341,558$0
    Larry CraigRID$19,250$0
    Mike CrapoRID$60,000$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$356,095$0
    Chris DoddDCT$118,800$0
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$164,582$0
    Pete DomeniciRNM$43,700$0
    Byron DorganDND$104,750$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$106,900$0
    John EnsignRNV$77,250$0
    Mike EnziRWY$76,000$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$62,950$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$146,397$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$161,619$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$198,800$0
    Judd GreggRNH$109,896$0
    Chuck HagelRNE$24,150$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$97,103$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$151,830$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$110,600$0
    Jim InhofeROK$153,950$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$37,950$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$167,803$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$33,700$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$48,750$0
    John F. KerryDMA$26,418$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$106,468$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$231,800$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$203,050$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$77,707$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$21,600$0
    Carl LevinDMI$241,807$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$266,525$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$205,215$0
    Chester Trent LottRMS$85,900$0
    Dick LugarRIN$174,900$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$194,663$0
    John McCainRAZ$20,125$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$67,500$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$473,900$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$123,200$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$99,065$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$78,855$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$129,560$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$206,000$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$139,450$0
    Barack ObamaDIL$112,300$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$178,050$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$59,840$0
    Harry ReidDNV$108,015$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$199,600$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$108,250$0
    Ken SalazarDCO$59,250$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$15,360$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$87,500$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$107,453$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$140,100$0
    Gordon SmithROR$254,500$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$73,175$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$460,593$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$234,683$0
    Ted StevensRAK$77,700$0
    John SununuRNH$137,070$0
    Jon TesterDMT$31,550$0
    Craig ThomasRWY$44,500$0
    John ThuneRSD$201,978$0
    David VitterRLA$178,641$0
    George VoinovichROH$463,287$0
    John WarnerRVA$4,500$0
    Jim WebbDVA$22,350$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$46,275$0
    Ron WydenDOR$38,850$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$27,950$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$221,477$0
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$3,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$297,050$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$187,350$0
    Bob BennettRUT$87,400$0
    Joe BidenDDE$76,500$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$51,050$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$401,916$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$97,710$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$83,085$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$68,100$0
    Jim BunningRKY$85,683$0
    Richard BurrRNC$279,655$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$44,950$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$80,434$0
    Ben CardinDMD$77,400$0
    Tom CarperDDE$192,730$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$90,500$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$452,970$0
    Hillary ClintonDNY$375,595$0
    Tom CoburnROK$69,791$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$74,200$0
    Norm ColemanRMN$497,760$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$191,450$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$71,650$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$341,943$0
    John CornynRTX$341,558$0
    Larry CraigRID$19,250$0
    Mike CrapoRID$60,000$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$356,095$0
    Chris DoddDCT$118,800$0
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$164,582$0
    Pete DomeniciRNM$43,700$0
    Byron DorganDND$104,750$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$106,900$0
    John EnsignRNV$77,250$0
    Mike EnziRWY$76,000$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$62,950$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$146,397$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$161,619$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$198,800$0
    Judd GreggRNH$109,896$0
    Chuck HagelRNE$24,150$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$97,103$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$151,830$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$110,600$0
    Jim InhofeROK$153,950$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$37,950$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$167,803$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$33,700$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$48,750$0
    John F. KerryDMA$26,418$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$106,468$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$231,800$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$203,050$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$77,707$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$21,600$0
    Carl LevinDMI$241,807$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$266,525$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$205,215$0
    Chester Trent LottRMS$85,900$0
    Dick LugarRIN$174,900$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$194,663$0
    John McCainRAZ$20,125$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$67,500$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$473,900$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$123,200$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$99,065$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$78,855$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$129,560$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$206,000$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$139,450$0
    Barack ObamaDIL$112,300$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$178,050$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$59,840$0
    Harry ReidDNV$108,015$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$199,600$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$108,250$0
    Ken SalazarDCO$59,250$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$15,360$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$87,500$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$107,453$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$140,100$0
    Gordon SmithROR$254,500$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$73,175$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$460,593$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$234,683$0
    Ted StevensRAK$77,700$0
    John SununuRNH$137,070$0
    Jon TesterDMT$31,550$0
    Craig ThomasRWY$44,500$0
    John ThuneRSD$201,978$0
    David VitterRLA$178,641$0
    George VoinovichROH$463,287$0
    John WarnerRVA$4,500$0
    Jim WebbDVA$22,350$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$46,275$0
    Ron WydenDOR$38,850$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$2,558,268
    Chemicals$2,427,382
    Food and kindred products manufacturing$1,880,973
    Electronics manufacturing & services$1,320,456
    Auto manufacturers$1,185,107
    Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$945,603
    Apparel & accessory stores$865,347
    Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$578,098
    Small business associations$416,368
    Ship building & repair$393,185
    Commercial photography, art & graphic design$386,426
    Manufacturing$312,104
    Chambers of commerce$285,984
    Labor Unions$241,400
    Household appliances$152,950
    Toys$94,740
    Pro-business associations$78,869
    Automotive unions$0

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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