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S. 1013 - Patent Abuse Reduction Act of 2013

Commerce. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to add procedural requirements for patent infringement suits. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Patent Abuse Reduction Act of 2013

S. 1013 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to add procedural requirements for patent infringement suits. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to add procedural requirements for patent infringement suits.
Other Titles
  • Patent Abuse Reduction Act of 2013
  • Patent Abuse Reduction Act of 2013
Sponsor
John Cornyn
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Evidence and witnesses
  • Intellectual property
  • Judicial procedure and administration
  • Legal fees and court costs
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced5/22/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/22/2013
5/22/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
5/22/2013Introduced in Senate
12/17/2013Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

17 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

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Patent Abuse Reduction Act of 2013

17 organizations supported this bill

Adobe Systems
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2014, October 20). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
BlackBerry
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2014, October 20). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Cisco Systems
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2014, October 20). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Coalition for Patent Fairness
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2014, October 20). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Dell
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2014, October 20). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
EarthLink
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2014, October 20). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Google
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2014, October 20). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Internet Infrastructure Coalition
Internet Infrastructure Coalition (2013, May 23). I2 Coalition Statement on S 1013. Retrieved April 2, 2014, from Internet Infrastructure Coalition.
Intuit
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2014, October 20). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Micron Technology
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2014, October 20). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Oracle
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2014, October 20). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Rackspace
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2014, October 20). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Samsung
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2014, October 20). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
SAP
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2014, October 20). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.
Semiconductor Industry Association
Isaacs, David (2013, August 1). Reducing Patent Abuse Would Spur Semiconductor Innovation. Retrieved April 2, 2014, from Semiconductor Industry Association.
Software & Information Industry Association
Software & Information Industry Association (2013, May 22). SIIA Welcomes Increased Congressional Focus on Patent Trolls; Applauds Sen. Cornyn's Bill Introduced Today. Retrieved April 2, 2014, from Software & Information Industry Association.
Verizon Communications
Coalition for Patent Fairness (2014, October 20). Coalition for Patent Fairness Summary of Legislative Proposals. Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Coalition for Patent Fairness.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$90,300$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$221,660$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$143,833$0
John BarrassoRWY$66,900$0
Max BaucusDMT$97,200$0
Mark BegichDAK$187,034$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$272,225$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$112,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$202,346$0
John BoozmanRAR$41,746$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$389,684$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$143,025$0
Richard BurrRNC$141,788$0
Maria CantwellDWA$221,961$0
Ben CardinDMD$72,262$0
Tom CarperDDE$135,170$0
Bob CaseyDPA$127,305$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$52,250$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$78,064$0
Tom CoburnROK$38,630$0
William Thad CochranRMS$120,700$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$136,450$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$166,100$0
Bob CorkerRTN$107,012$0
John CornynRTX$347,941$0
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$81,020$0
Ted CruzRTX$153,500$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$45,843$0
Dick DurbinDIL$101,850$0
Mike EnziRWY$53,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$229,589$0
Deb FischerRNE$84,250$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$157,250$0
Al FrankenDMN$214,800$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$527,896$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$148,722$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$167,176$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$317,381$0
Tom HarkinDIA$10,800$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$289,731$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$147,262$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$76,667$0
Dean HellerRNV$217,950$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$121,476$0
John HoevenRND$87,865$0
Jim InhofeROK$64,800$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$183,511$0
Mike JohannsRNE$26,250$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$76,470$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$17,000$0
Tim KaineDVA$283,196$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$36,521$0
Mark KirkRIL$159,225$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$189,157$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$203,054$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$5,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$203,770$0
Mike LeeRUT$151,300$0
Carl LevinDMI$1,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$148,266$0
John McCainRAZ$211,241$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$270,584$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$432,943$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$283,022$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$152,775$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$108,800$0
Jerry MoranRKS$116,955$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$66,500$0
Chris MurphyDCT$116,993$0
Patty MurrayDWA$520,324$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$198,609$0
Rand PaulRKY$96,233$0
Rob PortmanROH$307,239$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$321,750$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$35,300$0
Harry ReidDNV$497,698$0
Jim RischRID$63,349$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$111,950$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$66,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$229,326$0
Bernie SandersIVT$20,211$0
Brian SchatzDHI$81,950$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$415,134$0
Tim ScottRSC$163,399$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$34,250$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$152,581$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$150,650$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$123,368$0
Jon TesterDMT$161,099$0
John ThuneRSD$227,798$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$229,219$0
Mark UdallDCO$324,475$0
Tom UdallDNM$108,164$0
David VitterRLA$78,402$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$490,845$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$377,120$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$143,125$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$118,250$0
Ron WydenDOR$288,380$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$90,300$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$221,660$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$143,833$0
John BarrassoRWY$66,900$0
Max BaucusDMT$97,200$0
Mark BegichDAK$187,034$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$272,225$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$112,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$202,346$0
John BoozmanRAR$41,746$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$389,684$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$143,025$0
Richard BurrRNC$141,788$0
Maria CantwellDWA$221,961$0
Ben CardinDMD$72,262$0
Tom CarperDDE$135,170$0
Bob CaseyDPA$127,305$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$52,250$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$78,064$0
Tom CoburnROK$38,630$0
William Thad CochranRMS$120,700$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$136,450$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$166,100$0
Bob CorkerRTN$107,012$0
John CornynRTX$347,941$0
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$81,020$0
Ted CruzRTX$153,500$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$45,843$0
Dick DurbinDIL$101,850$0
Mike EnziRWY$53,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$229,589$0
Deb FischerRNE$84,250$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$157,250$0
Al FrankenDMN$214,800$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$527,896$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$148,722$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$167,176$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$317,381$0
Tom HarkinDIA$10,800$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$289,731$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$147,262$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$76,667$0
Dean HellerRNV$217,950$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$121,476$0
John HoevenRND$87,865$0
Jim InhofeROK$64,800$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$183,511$0
Mike JohannsRNE$26,250$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$76,470$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$17,000$0
Tim KaineDVA$283,196$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$36,521$0
Mark KirkRIL$159,225$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$189,157$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$203,054$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$5,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$203,770$0
Mike LeeRUT$151,300$0
Carl LevinDMI$1,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$148,266$0
John McCainRAZ$211,241$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$270,584$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$432,943$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$283,022$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$152,775$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$108,800$0
Jerry MoranRKS$116,955$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$66,500$0
Chris MurphyDCT$116,993$0
Patty MurrayDWA$520,324$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$198,609$0
Rand PaulRKY$96,233$0
Rob PortmanROH$307,239$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$321,750$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$35,300$0
Harry ReidDNV$497,698$0
Jim RischRID$63,349$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$111,950$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$66,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$229,326$0
Bernie SandersIVT$20,211$0
Brian SchatzDHI$81,950$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$415,134$0
Tim ScottRSC$163,399$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$34,250$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$152,581$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$150,650$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$123,368$0
Jon TesterDMT$161,099$0
John ThuneRSD$227,798$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$229,219$0
Mark UdallDCO$324,475$0
Tom UdallDNM$108,164$0
David VitterRLA$78,402$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$490,845$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$377,120$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$143,125$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$118,250$0
Ron WydenDOR$288,380$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Computer software$4,581,092
Telephone utilities$3,587,523
Computer components & accessories$2,268,538
Data processing & computer services$1,706,913
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,369,879
Search Engine/Email Services$1,346,607
Computer manufacture & services$965,249
Internet & Online Services$434,966
Telecommunications Devices$271,878
Hosting/Cloud Services$60,000

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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