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Act 550 of 2016
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BAD-FAITH PATENT INFRINGEMENT CLAIMS ACT

Act 550 of 2016

AN ACT to prohibit the bad-faith assertion of patent infringement; to provide remedies for the bad-faith assertion of patent infringements; to provide for the powers and duties of the attorney general; and to authorize the promulgation of rules.


History: 2016, Act 550, Eff. Oct. 1, 2017


© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 446.161SectionShort title.
Section 446.163SectionDefinitions.
Section 446.165SectionUnlawful practice.
Section 446.169SectionPowers of attorney general relating to unlawful practice; action by target or affiliated person aggrieved by violation; remedies to plaintiff; bond.
Section 446.169aSectionEx parte application and hearing; subpoena; confidentiality of documents, things, or other information obtained by attorney general; disclosure of confidential information as misdemeanor; conduct subject to civil fine; enforcement; violation of final order as civil contempt.
Section 446.169bSectionAssurance of discontinuance.
Section 446.169cSectionTemporary or permanent injunction; action by attorney general; notice; award of investigation and enforcement costs; civil fine; violation of terms of injunction or judgment; enjoining person from doing business in state.
Section 446.171SectionScope of act.
Section 446.173SectionEffective date.
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