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Assembly Bill 656

Relating To: Relating to: notifications concerning the assertion of rights under a patent or pending patent and providing a penalty. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
3M Notified Date 3/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/4/2014

Alliance of Wisconsin Retailers, LLC Notified Date 2/5/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/5/2014

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Notified Date 2/7/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/7/2014

AT&T Wisconsin Notified Date 3/20/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/20/2014

Bio Forward Inc. (formerly Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association Inc) Notified Date 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/4/2014

General Electric Company Notified Date 3/19/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/19/2014

GlaxoSmithKline Inc Notified Date 2/6/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/6/2014

Comments
GSK supports AA1
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. Notified Date 2/10/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/10/2014

Marshfield Clinic Notified Date 2/19/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/19/2014

Microsoft Corporation Notified Date 3/17/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/17/2014

Pfizer Inc Notified Date 2/11/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/11/2014

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Notified Date 2/7/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/7/2014

Comments
PhRMA supports AA 1 and if so modified does not oppose AB 656
Procter & Gamble Notified Date 2/19/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/19/2014

Quad/Graphics, inc Notified Date 2/10/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/10/2014

Comments
The bill will help to protect Wisconsin businesses from aggressive litigation tactics designed solely to leverage license fees.
Takeda Pharmaceuticals America Notified Date 2/5/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/5/2014

Wisconsin Bankers Association Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2014

Wisconsin Grocers Association Notified Date 2/17/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2014

Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging Association Notified Date 2/11/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/11/2014

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 2/11/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/11/2014

Lobbying Efforts

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
197.00
2014
July - December
Total 197.00
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
13.00
2014
July - December
Total 13.00
AT&T Wisconsin 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
9.00
2014
July - December
Total 9.00
Bio Forward Inc. (formerly Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association Inc) 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
18.00
2014
July - December
Total 18.00
GlaxoSmithKline Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
8.00
2014
July - December
Total 8.00
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
4.00
2014
July - December
Total 4.00
Microsoft Corporation 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
29.00
2014
July - December
Total 29.00
Pfizer Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
15.00
2014
July - December
Total 15.00
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
16.00
2014
July - December
Total 16.00
Procter & Gamble 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
30.00
2014
July - December
Total 30.00
Quad/Graphics, inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
25.00
2014
July - December
Total 25.00
Takeda Pharmaceuticals America 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
3.00
2014
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Bankers Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
27.00
2014
July - December
Total 27.00