Patent Progress’s Guide to State Patent Legislation

States Acting Against Bad Faith Patent Infringement Assertions (as of 01/14/2015)

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Summary by State (as of 01/14/2015)

AlabamaS.B. 121Signed into law
ConnecticutS.B. 258Considered in previous session
GeorgiaH.B. 809Signed into law
IdahoS.B. 1354Signed into law
IllinoisS.B. 3405Signed into law
KansasH.B. 2663Considered in previous session
KentuckyS.B. 116Considered in previous session
LouisianaH.B. 564Signed into law
MaineS.P. 654Signed into law
MarylandS.B. 585Signed into law
MichiganH.B. 5701Considered in previous session
MississippiH.B. 521Considered in previous session
MissouriH.B. 1374Signed into law
MontanaSB 39Introduced in Montana Senate
NebraskaL.B. 677Considered in previous session
New HampshireS.B. 303Signed into law
New JerseyS. 1563Introduced in New Jersey Senate. Approved unanimously by Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee.
North CarolinaH.B. 1032Signed into law
North DakotaHB 1163Introduced in North Dakota Legislative Assembly
OhioH.B. 573 Considered in previous session
OklahomaH.B. 2837Signed into law
OregonS.B. 1540Signed into law
PennsylvaniaS.B. 1222Considered in previous session
Rhode IslandS.B. 2822Considered in previous session
South CarolinaH. 4629Considered in previous session
South DakotaS.B. 143Signed into law
TennesseeH.B. 2117Signed into law
UtahH.B. 117Signed into law
VermontVermont's Act 44Signed into law
VirginiaH.B. 375Signed into law
WashingtonSB 5059

HB 1092
Introduced at the request of the Attorney General.
WisconsinS.B. 498 (Act 339)Signed into law