Amendment mandates a United States Patent Trade Office led study with the Small Business Administration on how to better utilize existing government resources for education and technical assistance to help small businesses with international patent protection.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 7 printed in Part B of House Report 112-111 to mandate a USPTO-led study on what USPTO, SBA, and other agencies can do to help small businesses obtain, maintain, and enforce foreign patents. This study is to be conducted using existing resources.

House Amendment Code:

(A007)

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