A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PREVENT THE ABUSIVE USE OF PATENTS.
The House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Amends the General Assembly's findings in GS 75-137 to provide that the expense of patent litigation can be a significant burden on all companies (was, on small- and medium-sized companies). Amends GS 75-139 to make clarifying changes. Amends GS 75-141 to make language gender neutral.
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