SB0585 (CH0307)

Find a 2014 Bill:

2014 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Commercial Law - Patent Infringement - Assertions Made in Bad Faith

Sponsored by:

Senator Middleton

Status:

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 307


Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from making specified assertions of patent infringement in bad faith; authorizing a court to consider specified factors as evidence of whether a person has made an assertion of patent infringement in bad faith or in good faith; authorizing specified individuals to bring an action in a specified court to recover for injuries or losses sustained as a result of a violation of the Act; authorizing a court to award damages and remedies under specified circumstances; specifying an exception; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Middleton, Brinkley, Feldman, Glassman, Kelley, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Mathias, and Pugh
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2014
Committee(s):
Finance   View Committee HearingEconomic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Commercial Law - Generally
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Attorneys' Fees
Attorney General
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Claims
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Court Costs
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Damages
Evidence
Industry and Technology
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Notices
Rules and Regulations
Telecommunications and Information Technology
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October 2, 2015 9:05 A.M.