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Senate 114th Congress Bills

S. 560PARTS Act A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for an exception from infringement for certain component parts of motor vehicles. (Sen. Hatch, R-UT; introduced 2/25/2015; referred to the Committee on the Judiciary).

S. 632STRONG Patents Act A bill to strengthen the position of the United States as the world’s leading innovator by amending title 35, United States Code, to protect the property rights of the inventors that grow the country’s economy. (Sen. Coons, D-DE; introduced 3/3/2015; referred to the Committee on the Judiciary).

S. 926Grace Period Restoration Act A bill to amend the patent law to promote basic research, to stimulate publication of scientific documents, to encourage collaboration in scientific endeavors, to improve the transfer of technology to the private sector, and for other purposes. (Sen. Baldwin, D-WI; introduced 4/15/15; referred to the Committee on the Judiciary).

S. 995 — The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (Sens. Hatch, R-UT, and Wyden, D-OR; introduced 4/16/15; referred to the Committee on Finance).

S. 1137Protecting American Talent and Entrepreneurship Act A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (Sen. Grassley, R-IA; introduced 4/29/15; referred to the Committee on the Judiciary).

S. 1890 — Defend Trade Secrets Act A bill to amend chapter 90 of title 18, United States Code, to provide Federal jurisdiction for the theft of trade secrets, and for other purposes. (Sen. Hatch, R-UT; introduced 7/29/15; referred to the Committee on the Judiciary; reported out of Committee and placed on Senate Legislative Calendar 1/28/2016).