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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Patent Term Restoration Act of 1983

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

A bill to amend the patent law to restore the term of the patent grant for the period of time that nonpatent regulatory requirements prevent the marketing of a patented product.

Actions Overview (1)

06/30/1983Introduced in House

All Actions (7)

06/27/1984Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice
06/06/1984Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice
04/26/1984Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice
03/28/1984Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice
07/08/1983Referred to Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
06/30/1983Referred to House Committee on The Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/30/1983Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (150)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Wright, James C., Jr. [D-TX-12]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Foley, Thomas S. [D-WA-5]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Alexander, Bill [D-AR-1]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Michel, Robert H. [R-IL-18]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Lott, Trent [R-MS-5]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Brooks, Jack B. [D-TX-9]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Mazzoli, Romano L. [D-KY-3]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Hall, Sam B., Jr. [D-TX-1]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Smith, Lawrence [D-FL-16]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Fish, Hamilton, Jr. [R-NY-21]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Moorhead, Carlos J. [R-CA-22]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Hyde, Henry J. [R-IL-6]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Kindness, Thomas N. [R-OH-8]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Sawyer, Harold S. [R-MI-5]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-9]* 06/30/1983
Rep. DeWine, Mike [R-OH-7]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Jones, James R. [D-OK-1]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Boland, Edward P. [D-MA-2]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Fuqua, Don [D-FL-2]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Montgomery, G. V. (Sonny) [D-MS-3]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Coelho, Anthony Lee [D-CA-15]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Conable, Barber B., Jr. [R-NY-30]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Jenkins, Edgar L. [D-GA-9]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Rose, Charlie [D-NC-7]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Shelby, Richard C. [D-AL-7]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Frost, Martin [D-TX-24]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Whitley, Charles O., Sr. [D-NC-3]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Daschle, Thomas A. [D-SD-At Large]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Anthony, Beryl, Jr. [D-AR-4]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Hefner, W. G. (Bill) [D-NC-8]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Dwyer, Bernard J. [D-NJ-6]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Byron, Beverly B. [D-MD-6]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Ireland, Andrew P. [R-FL-10]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Sharp, Philip R. [D-IN-2]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Dowdy, Wayne [D-MS-4]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Luken, Thomas A. [D-OH-1]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Tallon, Robert M. (Robin) [D-SC-6]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Skelton, Ike [D-MO-4]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Valentine, Tim [D-NC-2]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-7]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Volkmer, Harold L. [D-MO-9]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Breaux, John B. [D-LA-7]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Britt, Robin [D-NC-6]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Jacobs, Andrew, Jr. [D-IN-10]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Murphy, Austin J. [D-PA-22]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Scheuer, James H. [D-NY-8]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Hubbard, Carroll, Jr. [D-KY-1]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Walgren, Doug [D-PA-18]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Kostmayer, Peter H. [D-PA-8]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Ford, Harold E. [D-TN-9]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Stenholm, Charles W. [D-TX-17]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Boner, William H. [D-TN-5]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Hutto, Earl [D-FL-1]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Lloyd, Marilyn [D-TN-3]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Florio, James J. [D-NJ-1]* 06/30/1983
Rep. McCurdy, Dave [D-OK-4]* 06/30/1983
Rep. English, Glenn [D-OK-6]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Watkins, Wes [D-OK-3]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Hall, Katie [D-IN-1]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-11]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Derrick, Butler C. [D-SC-3]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE-At Large]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Harrison, Frank [D-PA-11]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Nichols, Bill [D-AL-3]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Flippo, Ronnie G. [D-AL-5]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Spratt, John M., Jr. [D-SC-5]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Wilson, Charles [D-TX-2]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Tauzin, W. J. (Billy) [D-LA-3]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Andrews, Michael [D-TX-25]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Gejdenson, Sam [D-CT-2]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Madigan, Edward R. [R-IL-15]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Ritter, Don [R-PA-15]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Forsythe, Edwin B. [R-NJ-13]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Chappie, Eugene A. [R-CA-2]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Courter, Jim [R-NJ-12]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Hiler, John Patrick [R-IN-3]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Gramm, Phil [D-TX-6]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Daub, Hal [R-NE-2]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Whittaker, Bob [R-KS-5]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Roukema, Marge [R-NJ-5]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Bliley, Tom [R-VA-3]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Edwards, Jack [R-AL-1]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-6]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Solomon, Gerald B. H. [R-NY-24]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Porter, John Edward [R-IL-10]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-20]* 06/30/1983
Rep. O'Brien, George M. [R-IL-4]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Gregg, Judd [R-NH-2]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Coughlin, Lawrence [R-PA-13]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Oxley, Michael G. [R-OH-4]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Weber, Vin [R-MN-2]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Pashayan, Charles, Jr. [R-CA-17]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Coats, Daniel [R-IN-4]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Corcoran, Tom [R-IL-14]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Wortley, George C. [R-NY-27]* 06/30/1983
Rep. McKinney, Stewart B. [R-CT-4]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Lowery, Bill [R-CA-41]* 06/30/1983
Rep. Albosta, Donald J. [D-MI-10] 11/18/1983
Rep. Badham, Robert E. [R-CA-40] 11/18/1983
Rep. Boehlert, Sherwood [R-NY-25] 11/18/1983
Rep. Borski, Robert A. [D-PA-3] 11/18/1983
Rep. Brown, Hank [R-CO-4] 11/18/1983
Rep. Broyhill, James T. [R-NC-10] 11/18/1983
Rep. Clarke, James McC. [D-NC-11] 11/18/1983
Rep. Clinger, William F., Jr. [R-PA-23] 11/18/1983
Rep. Daniel, W. C. (Dan) [D-VA-5] 11/18/1983
Rep. Dreier, David [R-CA-33] 11/18/1983
Rep. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL-20] 11/18/1983
Rep. Edwards, Mickey [R-OK-5] 11/18/1983
Rep. Erlenborn, John N. [R-IL-13] 11/18/1983
Rep. Fiedler, Bobbi [R-CA-21] 11/18/1983
Rep. Hartnett, Thomas F. [R-SC-1] 11/18/1983
Rep. Jeffords, James M. [R-VT-At Large] 11/18/1983
Rep. Johnson, Nancy L. [R-CT-6] 11/18/1983
Rep. Jones, Walter B. [D-NC-1] 11/18/1983
Rep. Kasich, John R. [R-OH-12] 11/18/1983
Rep. Kogovsek, Ray [D-CO-3] 11/18/1983
Rep. Lent, Norman F. [R-NY-4] 11/18/1983
Rep. Loeffler, Tom [R-TX-21] 11/18/1983
Rep. Marriott, David Daniel [R-UT-2] 11/18/1983
Rep. Martin, Lynn M. [R-IL-16] 11/18/1983
Rep. Martin, James G. [R-NC-9] 11/18/1983
Rep. Martinez, Matthew G. [D-CA-30] 11/18/1983
Rep. Mollohan, Alan B. [D-WV-1] 11/18/1983
Rep. Mrazek, Robert J. [D-NY-3] 11/18/1983
Rep. Myers, John T. [R-IN-7] 11/18/1983
Rep. Packard, Ron [R-CA-43] 11/18/1983
Rep. Parris, Stanford E. (Stan) [R-VA-8] 11/18/1983
Rep. Paul, Ron [R-TX-22] 11/18/1983
Rep. Pursell, Carl D. [R-MI-2] 11/18/1983
Rep. Quillen, James H. (Jimmy) [R-TN-1] 11/18/1983
Rep. Ratchford, William R. [D-CT-5] 11/18/1983
Rep. Ray, Richard B. [D-GA-3] 11/18/1983
Rep. Roe, Robert A. [D-NJ-8] 11/18/1983
Rep. Rowland, J. Roy [D-GA-8] 11/18/1983
Rep. Rudd, Eldon D. [R-AZ-4] 11/18/1983
Rep. Spence, Floyd [R-SC-2] 11/18/1983
Rep. Stump, Bob [R-AZ-3] 11/18/1983
Rep. Sunia, Foto I. F. [D-AS-At Large] 11/18/1983
Rep. Tauke, Thomas Joseph [R-IA-2] 11/18/1983
Rep. Wise, Robert E., Jr. [D-WV-3] 11/18/1983
Rep. Wolpe, Howard E. [D-MI-3] 11/18/1983
Rep. Wylie, Chalmers P. [R-OH-15] 11/18/1983
Rep. Smith, Robert [R-OR-2] 11/18/1983
Rep. Lewis, Thomas F. [R-FL-12] 07/24/1984
Rep. Mica, Daniel Andrew [D-FL-14] 07/24/1984
Rep. Penny, Timothy J. [D-MN-1] 07/24/1984
Rep. Morrison, Sid [R-WA-4] 07/24/1984
Rep. Lagomarsino, Robert J. [R-CA-19] 07/24/1984
Cosponsors Who Withdrew Date Cosponsored Date Withdrawn CR Explanation
Rep. Petri, Thomas E. [R-WI-6]* 06/30/1983 08/04/1983 --

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary06/30/1983 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice07/08/1983 Referred to
06/27/1984 Hearings by

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Introduced in House (06/30/1983)

Patent Term Restoration Act of 1983 - Amends the patent laws to extend the terms of patents which encompass specified products or a method for using a product, any of which are subject to certain nonpatent regulatory review periods. Sets forth the terms and conditions of such extension, including a seven year limitation. Directs the Commissioner of Patents to issue to the owner of record of a patent a certificate of extension stating the fact and length of the extension and identifying the product and the use and the claim to which such extension is applicable. Makes such certificate a part of the original patent.

Limits the application of such patent term extension to patents for products subject to regulation under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Public Health Service Act, the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act, and the Act of March 4, 1913 (relating to virus, serum, toxin, and analogous products).