CS/CS/HB 1103: Patent Infringement
GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Stone ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Magar ; Santiago
Patent Infringement; Creates "Patent Troll Prevention Act"; prohibits bad faith assertions of patent infringement from being made; provides factors that courts may consider when determining whether allegation was or was not made in bad faith; authorizes courts to require patent infringement plaintiff to post bond under certain circumstances; limits bond amount; authorizes courts to waive bond requirement in certain circumstances; authorizes private rights of action for violations; authorizes courts to award certain relief to prevailing plaintiffs; provides exemptions.
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 439 (Ch. 2015-92)
Bill Text: PDF
• Introduced -HJ 91
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 191
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/17/15, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 263
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 263
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 262
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/08/15, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
• CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 514
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 512
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 522
• Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 439 (Ch. 2015-92)
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