H.Con.Res.328 - Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the successful and substantial contributions of the amendments to the patent and trademark laws that were initially enacted in 1980 by Public Law 96-517 (commonly referred to as the "Bayh-Dole Act") on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of its enactment.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14] (Introduced 11/15/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary | Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||11/17/2010 Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||11/15/2010 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.328 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (11/15/2010)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Expresses the sense of Congress that the Bayh-Dole Act (amending federal patent and trademark law) and its subsequent amendments have: (1) made substantial contributions to the advancement of scientific and technological knowledge; (2) fostered dramatic improvements in public health and safety; (3) strengthened higher education; (4) led to the development of new domestic industries and private sector jobs; and (5) benefitted economic and trade policies of the United States.
Reaffirms the support of Congress for such Act and the role of innovation, entrepreneurship, and job creation in the future of the United States.
Expresses the gratitude of Congress for the bipartisan leadership of specified former Members on the 30th anniversary of enactment of such Act.