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Section 18 of the "Leahy-Smith America Invents Act": Transitional Program for Covered Business Method Patents.

Notes:
  This act was HR 1249 [LOC | WW] in the 112th Congress. President Obama signed it into law on September 16, 2011. It is Public Law No. 112-29.
  Source: Library of Congress.
  Copyright 2013.

 

 

SEC. 18. TRANSITIONAL PROGRAM FOR COVERED BUSINESS METHOD PATENTS.

(a) Transitional Program-

(b) Request for Stay-

(c) ATM Exemption for Venue Purposes- In an action for infringement under section 281 of title 35, United States Code, of a covered business method patent, an automated teller machine shall not be deemed to be a regular and established place of business for purposes of section 1400(b) of title 28, United States Code.

(d) Definition-

(e) Rule of Construction- Nothing in this section shall be construed as amending or interpreting categories of patent-eligible subject matter set forth under section 101 of title 35, United States Code.