PublishedMay 13, 2014

Patent Progress’s Guide to State Patent Reform Legislation

[alert style=”info”]Updated 5/15/2014[/alert]

States Acting Against Bad Faith Patent Infringement Assertions

(mouse over the state to see what action its legislature has taken)

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Summary by State (as of 5/15/2014)

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*The Governor of Virginia amended the bill so that it will not take effect unless the current budget impasse ends. The House of Delegates and the Senate rejected that amendment. Governor McAuliffe now can either sign the bill as is or veto it.

The above map and table were compiled with the help of this Bloomberg BNA article by Tony Dutra.

Matt Levy

Previously, Matt was patent counsel at the Computer & Communications Industry Association

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