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S. 866 - Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013

Commerce. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to make improvements to the transitional program covered business method patents, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013

S. 866 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to make improvements to the transitional program covered business method patents, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to make improvements to the transitional program covered business method patents, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013
  • Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013
Sponsor
Charles E. Schumer
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Commerce
    • Financial services and investments
    • Intellectual property
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    Major Actions
    Introduced5/06/2013
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced5/06/2013
    5/06/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    5/06/2013Introduced in Senate
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    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    10 Organizations Supported and 98 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013

    10 organizations supported this bill

    American Bankers Association
    undersigned (2013, December 17). Industry Letter Supporting the Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013. Retrieved January 2, 2014, from ICBA.
    American Insurance Association
    undersigned (2013, December 17). Industry Letter Supporting the Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013. Retrieved January 2, 2014, from ICBA.
    Credit Union National Association
    undersigned (2013, December 17). Industry Letter Supporting the Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013. Retrieved January 2, 2014, from ICBA.
    Electronic Frontier Foundation
    Adi Kamdar (2013, May 20). Whose Patent Is It Anyway? A New Bill to End Patent Anonymity. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from EFF.
    Financial Services Roundtable
    undersigned (2013, December 17). Industry Letter Supporting the Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013. Retrieved January 2, 2014, from ICBA.
    Independent Community Bankers of America
    undersigned (2013, December 17). Industry Letter Supporting the Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013. Retrieved January 2, 2014, from ICBA.
    NACHA - The Electronic Payments Association
    undersigned (2013, December 17). Industry Letter Supporting the Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013. Retrieved January 2, 2014, from ICBA.
    National Association of Federal Credit Unions
    undersigned (2013, December 17). Industry Letter Supporting the Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013. Retrieved January 2, 2014, from ICBA.
    National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
    undersigned (2013, December 17). Industry Letter Supporting the Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013. Retrieved January 2, 2014, from ICBA.
    The Clearing House
    undersigned (2013, December 17). Industry Letter Supporting the Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013. Retrieved January 2, 2014, from ICBA.

    98 organizations opposed this bill

    3M
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    ActiveVideo Networks
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Adobe Systems
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Advanced Technology Ventures
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Architecture Technology Corporation
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Beckman Coulter
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    BGC Partners
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Bi-Level Technologies
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Biocom
    BIOCOM (2014, March 20). Legislation of Interest. Retrieved April 2, 2014, from BIOCOM.
    Biotechnology Industry Organization
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Boston Scientific
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Brash Insight Corp.
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Cabochon Aesthetics
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    California Healthcare Institute
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Cantor Fitzgerald
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Caterpillar
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Ciencia
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Cleveland Medical Devices
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Colorado Technology Consultants
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    CONNECT
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Cotera Inc.
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Cummins-Allison
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Dolby Laboratories
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Domain Associates
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Donohue Consulting
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Dow Chemical Company
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    DR Systems
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Dupont
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Eatoni Ergonomics
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Eli Lilly and Company
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Embedded Systems LLC
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Entrepreneurs for Growth
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Entropic Communications
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    ExploraMed Development
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Fairchild Semiconductor
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Fairfield Crystal Technology
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Fallbrook Technologies
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Flocel Inc.
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    ForSight Labs
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Foundry Newco XII, Inc.
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Freescale Semiconductor
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    GearMax USA Ltd.
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    General Electric
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    General Nanotechnology LLC
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Global Network Computers
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Great Lakes Neuro Technologies Inc.
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Holaira, Inc.
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    IBM
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Illinois Tool Works
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Innovation Alliance
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Inogen, Inc.
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Interknowlogy
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Inventors Network of the Capital Area
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    ip advocate
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Irwin Research & Development, Inc.
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Johnson & Johnson
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Karbonique, Inc.
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Keepsight
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Kovogen, LLC
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Lauder Partners
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Licensing Executives Society
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Lightstone Ventures
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    MediaFriends, Inc.
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Medical Device Manufacturers Association
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    MH Systems
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Micron Technology
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Microsoft
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Miramar Labs
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Mogenthaler Ventures - Life Sciences
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    National Association of Manufacturers
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Neodyne Biosciences
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    NeoTract
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    NeuroPace
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    NeuroWave Systems
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Nevro Corp.
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    NuGEN Technologies
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    NuVasive
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    OnLive
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Orbital Research
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Patent Office Professional Association
    (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Power Auctions
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Precision Combustion
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    PreEmptive Solutions
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Procter & Gamble
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Prometheus Research
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Qualcomm
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Rearden Companies
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Restoration Robotics
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Sapheon
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Software Partners
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Soleon Robotics
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Tessera
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    The Foundry LLC
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    TM Technologies
    Donald Zuhn (2013, September 24). Coalition Opposes Expansion of AIA § 18. JD Supra Law News. Retrieved October 23, 2013, from http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/coalition-opposes-expansion-of-aia-18-36077/.
    Trading Technologies
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    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$160,450$630,100
    Kelly AyotteRNH$263,344$735,715
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$122,639$741,821
    John BarrassoRWY$125,166$475,323
    Max BaucusDMT$274,250$397,568
    Mark BegichDAK$162,400$549,957
    Michael F. BennetDCO$404,224$1,161,812
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$129,875$574,752
    Roy BluntRMO$646,645$1,089,370
    John BoozmanRAR$128,558$141,006
    Barbara BoxerDCA$107,876$1,329,896
    Sherrod BrownDOH$352,280$1,227,586
    Richard BurrRNC$414,500$977,972
    Maria CantwellDWA$64,950$763,663
    Ben CardinDMD$171,450$488,916
    Tom CarperDDE$378,010$710,264
    Bob CaseyDPA$281,440$1,025,096
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$78,400$138,890
    Daniel CoatsRIN$199,328$449,122
    Tom CoburnROK$111,600$214,031
    William Thad CochranRMS$157,425$493,849
    Susan M. CollinsRME$201,550$572,110
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$321,700$951,126
    Bob CorkerRTN$754,673$746,464
    John CornynRTX$646,953$1,099,926
    William M. CowanDMA$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$371,450$391,451
    Ted CruzRTX$404,300$796,736
    Joe DonnellyDIN$218,926$571,621
    Dick DurbinDIL$120,700$879,708
    Mike EnziRWY$110,900$397,150
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$156,900$810,960
    Deb FischerRNE$218,600$180,585
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$249,972$382,764
    Al FrankenDMN$92,670$807,755
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$998,852$2,047,451
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$253,122$810,589
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$284,552$495,175
    Kay R. HaganDNC$442,174$1,459,054
    Tom HarkinDIA$13,200$208,480
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$429,966$1,566,074
    Martin HeinrichDNM$85,300$611,878
    Heidi HeitkampDND$118,263$259,621
    Dean HellerRNV$354,970$585,356
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$107,150$285,128
    John HoevenRND$198,250$300,365
    Jim InhofeROK$92,900$327,625
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$352,274$568,536
    Mike JohannsRNE$40,200$28,750
    Ron JohnsonRWI$239,482$449,362
    Tim JohnsonDSD$280,900$48,000
    Tim KaineDVA$218,200$1,431,020
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$65,900$205,668
    Mark KirkRIL$647,742$1,449,995
    Amy KlobucharDMN$256,289$633,720
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$309,891$978,521
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$3,250$52,849
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$31,150$425,020
    Mike LeeRUT$103,472$280,775
    Carl LevinDMI$0$700
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$282,750$779,208
    John McCainRAZ$197,550$683,311
    Claire McCaskillDMO$245,398$1,117,540
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,223,539$1,846,573
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$353,650$1,216,569
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$109,400$499,491
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$58,415$662,415
    Jerry MoranRKS$293,156$302,318
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$71,420$407,419
    Chris MurphyDCT$389,500$957,291
    Patty MurrayDWA$163,461$1,576,662
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$346,376$802,327
    Rand PaulRKY$205,401$485,570
    Rob PortmanROH$1,310,277$1,839,162
    Mark L. PryorDAR$149,095$884,723
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$149,950$292,713
    Harry ReidDNV$433,603$1,887,388
    Jim RischRID$99,100$175,024
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$279,450$590,499
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$7,500$88,850
    Marco RubioRFL$536,411$979,611
    Bernie SandersIVT$25,150$116,491
    Brian SchatzDHI$143,149$296,164
    Chuck SchumerDNY$882,550$1,947,474
    Tim ScottRSC$440,920$587,374
    Jeff SessionsRAL$51,750$197,350
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$106,500$698,936
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$413,500$551,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$348,712$679,783
    Jon TesterDMT$608,645$763,567
    John ThuneRSD$429,126$660,524
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$772,074$1,735,023
    Mark UdallDCO$174,427$1,231,129
    Tom UdallDNM$53,225$471,865
    David VitterRLA$289,225$384,482
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$660,670$1,538,101
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$186,435$2,281,568
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$100,900$499,327
    Roger F. WickerRMS$211,136$320,394
    Ron WydenDOR$256,650$1,066,108

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    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$160,450$630,100
    Kelly AyotteRNH$263,344$735,715
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$122,639$741,821
    John BarrassoRWY$125,166$475,323
    Max BaucusDMT$274,250$397,568
    Mark BegichDAK$162,400$549,957
    Michael F. BennetDCO$404,224$1,161,812
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$129,875$574,752
    Roy BluntRMO$646,645$1,089,370
    John BoozmanRAR$128,558$141,006
    Barbara BoxerDCA$107,876$1,329,896
    Sherrod BrownDOH$352,280$1,227,586
    Richard BurrRNC$414,500$977,972
    Maria CantwellDWA$64,950$763,663
    Ben CardinDMD$171,450$488,916
    Tom CarperDDE$378,010$710,264
    Bob CaseyDPA$281,440$1,025,096
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$78,400$138,890
    Daniel CoatsRIN$199,328$449,122
    Tom CoburnROK$111,600$214,031
    William Thad CochranRMS$157,425$493,849
    Susan M. CollinsRME$201,550$572,110
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$321,700$951,126
    Bob CorkerRTN$754,673$746,464
    John CornynRTX$646,953$1,099,926
    William M. CowanDMA$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$371,450$391,451
    Ted CruzRTX$404,300$796,736
    Joe DonnellyDIN$218,926$571,621
    Dick DurbinDIL$120,700$879,708
    Mike EnziRWY$110,900$397,150
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$156,900$810,960
    Deb FischerRNE$218,600$180,585
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$249,972$382,764
    Al FrankenDMN$92,670$807,755
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$998,852$2,047,451
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$253,122$810,589
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$284,552$495,175
    Kay R. HaganDNC$442,174$1,459,054
    Tom HarkinDIA$13,200$208,480
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$429,966$1,566,074
    Martin HeinrichDNM$85,300$611,878
    Heidi HeitkampDND$118,263$259,621
    Dean HellerRNV$354,970$585,356
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$107,150$285,128
    John HoevenRND$198,250$300,365
    Jim InhofeROK$92,900$327,625
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$352,274$568,536
    Mike JohannsRNE$40,200$28,750
    Ron JohnsonRWI$239,482$449,362
    Tim JohnsonDSD$280,900$48,000
    Tim KaineDVA$218,200$1,431,020
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$65,900$205,668
    Mark KirkRIL$647,742$1,449,995
    Amy KlobucharDMN$256,289$633,720
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$309,891$978,521
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$3,250$52,849
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$31,150$425,020
    Mike LeeRUT$103,472$280,775
    Carl LevinDMI$0$700
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$282,750$779,208
    John McCainRAZ$197,550$683,311
    Claire McCaskillDMO$245,398$1,117,540
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,223,539$1,846,573
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$353,650$1,216,569
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$109,400$499,491
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$58,415$662,415
    Jerry MoranRKS$293,156$302,318
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$71,420$407,419
    Chris MurphyDCT$389,500$957,291
    Patty MurrayDWA$163,461$1,576,662
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$346,376$802,327
    Rand PaulRKY$205,401$485,570
    Rob PortmanROH$1,310,277$1,839,162
    Mark L. PryorDAR$149,095$884,723
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$149,950$292,713
    Harry ReidDNV$433,603$1,887,388
    Jim RischRID$99,100$175,024
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$279,450$590,499
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$7,500$88,850
    Marco RubioRFL$536,411$979,611
    Bernie SandersIVT$25,150$116,491
    Brian SchatzDHI$143,149$296,164
    Chuck SchumerDNY$882,550$1,947,474
    Tim ScottRSC$440,920$587,374
    Jeff SessionsRAL$51,750$197,350
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$106,500$698,936
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$413,500$551,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$348,712$679,783
    Jon TesterDMT$608,645$763,567
    John ThuneRSD$429,126$660,524
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$772,074$1,735,023
    Mark UdallDCO$174,427$1,231,129
    Tom UdallDNM$53,225$471,865
    David VitterRLA$289,225$384,482
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$660,670$1,538,101
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$186,435$2,281,568
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$100,900$499,327
    Roger F. WickerRMS$211,136$320,394
    Ron WydenDOR$256,650$1,066,108

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Commercial banks & bank holding companies$10,988,114
    Insurance companies, brokers & agents$9,869,640
    Finance, Insurance & Real Estate$4,359,498
    Credit unions$1,236,808
    Other financial services$1,128,989
    Consumer groups$8,650

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Schools & colleges$9,237,018
    Pharmaceutical manufacturing$7,738,511
    Business services$7,379,218
    Defense aerospace contractors$5,045,794
    Computer software$4,581,092
    Venture capital$4,404,836
    Medical Devices & Supplies$4,180,632
    Chemicals$3,556,443
    Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,370,048
    Management consultants & services$3,134,961
    Advertising & public relations services$2,279,947
    Computer components & accessories$2,268,538
    Financial services & consulting$1,798,196
    Data processing & computer services$1,706,913
    Biotech products & research$1,632,038
    Securities, commodities & investment$1,570,768
    Electronics manufacturing & services$1,369,879
    Federal employees unions$1,254,123
    Computer manufacture & services$965,249
    Construction equipment$846,203
    Clothing & accessories$797,399
    Defense shipbuilders$646,390
    General business associations$484,650
    Internet & Online Services$434,966
    Manufacturing$399,870
    Precision instruments$379,420
    Health care products$338,831
    Telecommunications Devices$271,878
    Office machines$250,490
    Personal products manufacturing$125,300
    Hosting/Cloud Services$60,000
    Other Communication Electronics$7,000
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