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Introduced in Senate (05/06/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 866

To make improvements to the transitional program for covered business method patents, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 6, 2013

Mr. Schumer introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To make improvements to the transitional program for covered business method patents, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Improvements to transitional program for covered business method patents.

Section 18 of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (35 U.S.C. 321 note) is amended—

(1) by striking subsection (a)(3); and

(2) in subsection (d)(1), by striking “a financial product or” and inserting “an enterprise, product, or”.