H. Amdt. 526 - Amendment Strikes Section 9(A) from the Bill Which Relates to Preservation of the Right for Judicial Review of American Inventors Making Application to the Patent System.

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This is an amendment to H.R. 3309 - Innovation Act
House Vote: H.Amdt. 526 (Rohrabacher) to H.R. 3309: Amendment strikes section 9(a) from the bill which relates to preservation of the right ...

PASSED on December 5, 2013.

voted YES: 0 voted NO: 0
1 voted present/not voting

Innovation Act

H.R. 3309 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Innovation Act
  • Innovation Act
  • Innovation Act
  • Innovation Act
Sponsor
Bob Goodlatte
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Administrative remedies
  • Bankruptcy
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Computers and information technology
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Commerce
  • Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
  • Evidence and witnesses
  • Foreign language and bilingual programs
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government buildings, facilities, and property
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Intellectual property
  • Internet and video services
  • Judicial procedure and administration
  • Judicial review and appeals
  • Lawyers and legal services
  • Legal fees and court costs
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Manufacturing
  • Minority and disadvantaged businesses
  • Small business
  • Veterinary medicine and animal diseases
  • Women in business
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Major Actions
Introduced10/23/2013
Referred to Committee
Amendments (8 proposed)
Passed House12/05/2013
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 520 (Goodlatte) to H.R. 3309: Manager's amendment makes technical and clarifying changes including clarifications and edits to the limitations ...12/05/2013This amendment PASSED the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 521 (Watt) to H.R. 3309: To bring the fee shifting provision in the underlying bill more closely aligned with ...12/05/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 523 (Massie) to H.R. 3309: Amendment sought to strike section 5 entitled "Customer-Suit Exemption" which inserts a new provision ...12/05/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 524 (Jackson Lee) to H.R. 3309: Amendment sought to expand the covered customer definition to all small businesses so ...12/05/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
currently selectedHouseH.Amdt. 526 (Rohrabacher) to H.R. 3309: Amendment strikes section 9(a) from the bill which relates to preservation of the right ...12/05/2013This amendment PASSED the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 527 (Conyers) to H.R. 3309: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to insert a complete new text ...12/05/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.R. 3309 (113th): Innovation Act12/05/2013This bill PASSED the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Polis amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.12/05/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.12/05/2013PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/23/2013
10/23/2013Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
10/23/2013Introduced in House
10/24/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.
10/28/2013Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Discharged.
10/29/2013Committee Hearings Held.
11/20/2013Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar11/20/2013Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 5.
12/02/2013Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 113-279.
Put on a legislative calendar12/02/2013Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 200.
12/03/2013Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 429 Reported to House. For H.R. 3309, resolution provides one hour of general debate; bill is considered read; specified amendments are in order; and one motion to recommit, with or without instructions. For H.R. 1109, resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee print 113-29 shall be considered as adopted; one hour of debate; makes in order an additional specified amendment; and one motion to recommit, with or without instructions.
12/05/2013Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 429.
12/05/2013For H.R. 3309, resolution provides one hour of general debate; bill is considered read; specified amendments are in order; and one motion to recommit, with or without instructions. For H.R. 1105, resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee print 113-29 shall be considered as adopted; one hour of debate; makes in order an additional specified amendment; and one motion to recommit, with or without instructions.
12/05/2013House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 429 and Rule XVIII.
12/05/2013The Speaker designated the Honorable Virginia Foxx to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
12/05/2013GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 3309.
12/05/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 429, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Goodlatte Part A amendment No. 1.
12/05/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Goodlatte amendment No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Goodlatte demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
12/05/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 429, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Watt Part A amendment No. 2.
12/05/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Watt amendment No. 2, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Watt demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
12/05/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 429, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis Part A amendment No. 3.
12/05/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 429, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Massie Part A amendment No. 4.
12/05/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Massie amendment No. 4, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Massie demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
12/05/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 429, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee Part A amendment No. 5.
12/05/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 5, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Goodlatte demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
12/05/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 429, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee Part A amendment No. 6.
12/05/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 429, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rohrabacher Part A amendment No. 7.
12/05/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rohrabacher amendment No. 7, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Rohrabacher demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
12/05/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 429, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Conyers Part A Substitute amendment No. 8.
12/05/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Conyers Substitute amendment No. 8, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Conyers demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
12/05/2013UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
12/05/2013The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 3309.
12/05/2013The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
12/05/2013The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
12/05/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12/05/2013
12/05/2013House amendment offered
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select this voteVote12/05/2013H.Amdt. 520 (Goodlatte) to H.R. 3309: Manager's amendment makes technical and clarifying changes including clarifications and edits to the limitations ...
select this voteVote12/05/2013H.Amdt. 521 (Watt) to H.R. 3309: To bring the fee shifting provision in the underlying bill more closely aligned with ...
select this voteVote12/05/2013H.Amdt. 523 (Massie) to H.R. 3309: Amendment sought to strike section 5 entitled "Customer-Suit Exemption" which inserts a new provision ...
select this voteVote12/05/2013H.Amdt. 524 (Jackson Lee) to H.R. 3309: Amendment sought to expand the covered customer definition to all small businesses so ...
currently selectedVote12/05/2013H.Amdt. 526 (Rohrabacher) to H.R. 3309: Amendment strikes section 9(a) from the bill which relates to preservation of the right ...
select this voteVote12/05/2013H.Amdt. 527 (Conyers) to H.R. 3309: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to insert a complete new text ...
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage12/05/2013H.R. 3309 (113th): Innovation Act
12/05/2013Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Goodlatte.
12/05/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Goodlatte.
12/05/2013Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Watt.
12/05/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Watt.
12/05/2013Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Polis.
12/05/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Polis.
select this voteVote12/05/2013On agreeing to the Polis amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
12/05/2013Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
12/05/2013House amendment agreed to: On agreeing to the Polis amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
12/05/2013Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Massie.
12/05/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Massie.
12/05/2013Amendment (A005) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee.
12/05/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A005) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee.
12/05/2013Amendment (A006) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee.
12/05/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A006) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee.
select this voteVote12/05/2013On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
12/05/2013Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
12/05/2013House amendment agreed to: On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
12/05/2013Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Rohrabacher.
12/05/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Rohrabacher.
12/05/2013Amendment (A008) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Conyers.
12/05/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A008) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Conyers.
12/05/2013Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
12/05/2013Roll call votes on amendments in House
12/05/2013Amendment failed in Committee of the Whole
12/05/2013Roll call votes on amendments in House
12/05/2013Amendment failed in Committee of the Whole
12/05/2013Roll call votes on amendments in House
12/05/2013Amendment failed in Committee of the Whole
12/05/2013Roll call votes on amendments in House
12/05/2013Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
12/05/2013Roll call votes on amendments in House
12/05/2013Amendment failed in Committee of the Whole
12/05/2013Roll call votes on amendments in House
12/09/2013Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteH. Amdt. 520Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA6]December 5, 2013Passed by roll call vote on December 5, 2013.

Manager's amendment makes technical and clarifying changes including clarifications and edits to the limitations on discovery prior to a Markman or a claim construction hearing; makes clarifications to the bankruptcy provisions ensuring that U.S. law is followed and not foreign law; includes modifications to the deadlines for various studies to provide agencies enough time to prepare and develop their reports; and makes necessary and positive improvements to the patent system.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 521Watt, Melvin [D-NC12]December 5, 2013Failed by roll call vote on December 5, 2013.

Page 5, insert the following after line 23 and redesignate succeeding subsections, and references thereto, accordingly: "(b) REDUCTION OR DENIAL OF AWARDS.-- The court, in its discretion, may reduce the amount to be awarded under subsection (a), or deny an award, to the extent that the prevailing party during the course of the proceedings engaged in conduct that unduly and unreasonably protracted the final resolution of the matter in controversy.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 522Polis, Jared [D-CO2]December 5, 2013Passed by voice vote on December 5, 2013.

Amendment requires claimants to provide additional disclosure information in any pre-suit notification to establish a willful infringement claim.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 523Massie, Thomas [R-KY4]December 5, 2013Failed by roll call vote on December 5, 2013.

Amendment sought to strike section 5 entitled "Customer-Suit Exemption" which inserts a new provision into the patent code requiring a court to grant a motion to stay a pattern infringement suit against certain "covered customers".

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select this voteH. Amdt. 524Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX18]December 5, 2013Failed by roll call vote on December 5, 2013.

Amendment sought to expand the covered customer definition to all small businesses so long as their annual revenue does not exceed $25 million.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 525Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX18]December 5, 2013Passed by voice vote on December 5, 2013.

Amendment requires the Director to conduct a study regarding the economic impact of the changes in current law resulting from Sections 3, 4, and 5 of the bill on the ability of individuals and small businesses owned by women, veterans, and minorities to assert, secure, and vindicate their constitutionally guaranteed exclusive right to their inventions and discoveries.

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currently selectedH. Amdt. 526Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA48]December 5, 2013Passed by roll call vote on December 5, 2013.

Amendment strikes section 9(a) from the bill which relates to preservation of the right for judicial review of American inventors making application to the patent system.

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December 4, 2013, 7:00 pm ET -
December 4, 2013, 7:00 pm ET - House amendment offered
December 5, 2013, 7:57 am ET - H.Amdt. 526 (Rohrabacher) to H.R. 3309: Amendment strikes section 9(a) from the bill which relates to preservation of the right ...
December 5, 2013, 11:41 am ET - Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Rohrabacher.
December 5, 2013, 11:41 am ET - House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Rohrabacher.
December 5, 2013, 12:58 pm ET - Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
December 5, 2013, 12:58 pm ET - Roll call votes on amendments in House

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select this voteH. Amdt. 527Conyers, John [D-MI13]December 5, 2013Failed by roll call vote on December 5, 2013.

Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to insert a complete new text entitled "Deceptive Patent Practices Reduction Act" which promoted transparency in patent ownership; protected customers who are targeted in infringement suits; directed the PTO to develop educational resources for small businesses; and instructed the PTO and others to prepare reports on several issues including the use of deceptive demand letters.

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3M
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Abbott Laboratories
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Air Liquide
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Air Products and Chemicals
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
AstraZeneca
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Baxter International
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Beckman Coulter
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Biotechnology Industry Organization
Seaton, Daniel (2013, December 5). Innovation Act Passed By House. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from BIOTech Now.
Boston Scientific
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
BP Global
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Bridgestone Americas
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Cargill
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Caterpillar
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
CheckFree
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Cummins
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Dow Chemical Company
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Dupont
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Eastman Chemical Company
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Electronics for Imaging
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Eli Lilly and Company
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
ExxonMobil
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
General Electric
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
General Mills
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Genzyme
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
GlaxoSmithKline
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Henkel Corporation
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Illinois Tool Works
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Johnson & Johnson
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Medtronic
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Merck
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Millennium Pharmaceuticals
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Milliken & Company
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Northrop Grumman
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Novartis Corporation
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
PepsiCo
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Pfizer
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Procter & Gamble
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Roche
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
SanDisk
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Texas Instruments
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
United Technologies
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
USG Corporation
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
Weyerhaeuser
Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.
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Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform (n.d.). H.R. 3309 Meaningfully Advances Patent Reform However, Improvements Are Still Needed to Provide Appropriate Incentives for American Manufactures. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform.

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Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$158,550
Crop production & basic processing$132,840
Pharmaceutical manufacturing$128,000
Chemicals$94,280
Major (multinational) oil & gas producers$79,550
Forestry & Forest Products$76,900
Defense aerospace contractors$66,601
Medical Devices & Supplies$56,100
Food and kindred products manufacturing$44,550
Financial services & consulting$37,950
Beverages (non-alcoholic)$32,550
Construction equipment$32,500
Computer components & accessories$29,150
Electronics manufacturing & services$23,800
Toiletries & cosmetics$15,750
Building materials$12,700
Plastics & Rubber processing & products$12,475
Health care products$10,000
Defense shipbuilders$10,000
Biotech products & research$2,000

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