The Intellectual Property and Communications Omnibus Reform Act of 1999, Pub. L. No. 106-113, 113 Stat. 1501 (Nov. 29, 1999).
The Act expanded patent and copyright protections to cover activity on the internet and protections for new forms of media, against cybersquatting, domain name protection for personal names and a new compulsory license for satellite carriers. The Act also included additional protections for U.S. patent holders, including the American Inventors Protection Act, First Inventor Defense Act, Patent Term Guarantee Act, Domestic Publication of Foreign Filed and Patent Applications Act.
|This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).|