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2013-2014 Regular Session - HB 809
Commerce and trade; bad faith assertions of patent infringement; prohibit
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to selling and other trade practices, so as to prohibit bad faith assertions of patent infringement; to provide for definitions; to provide for factors for determining whether a bad faith assertion of patent infringement has been made; to require the posting of a bond when a bad faith claim of patent infringement has been made; to provide for enforcement; to provide for damages; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2014 - Effective Date
Apr/15/2014 - Act 513
Apr/15/2014 - House Date Signed by Governor
Mar/24/2014 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/11/2014 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Feb/21/2014 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/21/2014 - Senate Third Read
Feb/20/2014 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/19/2014 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/07/2014 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/06/2014 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/06/2014 - House Third Readers
Feb/04/2014 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/24/2014 - House Second Readers
Jan/23/2014 - House First Readers
Jan/22/2014 - House Hopper
Mar/11/2014 - House Vote #744Yea(161)Nay(1)NV(11)
Feb/21/2014 - Senate Vote #490Yea(48)Nay(4)NV(1)
Feb/06/2014 - House Vote #485Yea(169)Nay(0)NV(6)
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