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Intellectual Property and Trade Act

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Official Title as Introduced

A bill to amend the patent and trademark laws of the United States, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/05/1986Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
05/08/1986Referred to Subcommittee on Trade.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
05/05/1986Referred to House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/05/1986Hearings Held on Similar Bills (H.R.1069 and H.R. 4539) Prior To Introduction.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
05/05/1986Referred to House Committee on The Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/05/1986Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (15)


Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary05/05/1986 Referred to
05/05/1986 Hearings by
House Ways and Means05/05/1986 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade05/08/1986 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/05/1986)

Intellectual Property and Trade Act - Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to make unlawful acts of importation into, or sale in, the United States of articles that infringe a valid U.S. patent, copyright, trademark, or U.S. maskwork. Permits any person to petition the International Trade Commission (ITC) for the issuance of an order to exclude such articles, during its investigation, from entry into the United States. Sets forth: (1) civil penalties for violations under this Act; and (2) procedures for the modification or rescission of an ITC order under this Act.

Repeals a specified section of the Tariff Act of 1930 relating to the importation of products produced under a process covered by claims of an unexpired patent.