Patent Progress’s Guide to State Patent Legislation

States Acting Against Bad Faith Patent Infringement Assertions (as of 09/16/2015)

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Summary by State (as of 09/16/2015)

AlabamaS.B. 121Signed into law
CaliforniaS.B. 681Stalled
ColoradoHB 15-1063Signed into law
ConnecticutS.B. 258Considered in previous session
FloridaH.B. 439Signed into law
GeorgiaH.B. 809Signed into law
IdahoS.B. 1354Signed into law
IllinoisS.B. 3405Signed into law
IndianaH.B. 1102Signed into law
IowaS.S.B. 1028Introduced in Iowa Senate
KansasS.B. 38

H.B. 2663 (2013-14 session)
Signed into law
KentuckyS.B. 116Considered in previous session
LouisianaS.B. 255Signed into law
MaineS.P. 654Signed into law
MarylandS.B. 585Signed into law
MassachusettsS. 178Introduced in MA Senate
MichiganS.B. 289Introduced in MI Senate
MinnesotaS.F. 1321 Introduced in Minnesota Senate on March 4, 2015.
MississippiH.B. 589
H.B. 521 (2014 Session)
Signed into law
MissouriS.B. 706Signed into law
MontanaSB 39Signed into law
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 CarolinaS.B. 648Signed into law
North DakotaHB 1163Signed into law
OhioH.B. 194Introduced in Ohio House of Representatives
OklahomaH.B. 2837Signed into law
OregonS.B. 1540Signed into law
PennsylvaniaS.B. 1222Considered in previous session
Rhode IslandH.B. 5455Passed RI Senate
South CarolinaH. 3682 Passed SC House of Representatives
South DakotaS.B. 143Signed into law
TennesseeH.B. 2117Signed into law
TexasSB 1457 Signed into law
UtahUtah H.B. 117Signed into law
VermontVermont's Act 44Signed into law
VirginiaH.B. 375Signed into law
WashingtonSB 5059

HB 1092
Signed into law
WisconsinS.B. 498 (Act 339)Signed into law