- allow post-grant oppositions within nine months of issuance or six months of an infringement accusation
- provide for third party submissions of prior art within the earlier of six months after or mailing of a notice of allowance
- eliminate any presumption of irreparable harm for injunctive relief in patent infringement cases
- create a presumption of obviousness for certain business method inventions
According to the IPO, "The bill is not likely to be considered by the subcommittee this year."