The bill suffered a setback when it was pulled from the calendar in July.
The majority leader said there is nothing scheduled on the bill before the August recess.
Lawmakers who oppose broad patent reform are becoming increasingly vocal ahead of a vote.
Only 25 percent correctly identified the definition.
Technology companies and Internet service providers want a quick extension of the ban.
The Senate Judiciary Committee sent the bill to the floor in a 16-4 vote.
The FCC could do a better job informing consumers, according to the GAO.
Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) says 2015 is the year for patent reform.
Groups are concerned about requiring regulators to prove "bad faith."
A bill targeting abusive demand letters passed on a party-line vote.
The late-night host has become increasingly influential on tech policy.
The Senate held its first hearing of the year on patent reform.
The Eastern District of Texas faces perceptions it is a friendly venue for patent trolls.
House leaders recently announced they were pushing back consideration of the bill.
CBO found that the bill will change how inventors file lawsuits.
The House Judiciary Committee advanced the bill to the floor in a 24-8 vote.
The Senate patent bill is still not in fiinal form after making it out of the Judiciary Committee.
The Senate Judiciary Committee will mark up the bill Thursday.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is making quick work of its new bill to fight patent trolls.
Most believe that patent reform is needed to thwart abusive tactics used by patent trolls.
Senators are close to unveiling legislation to fight so-called patent trolls.
Lawmakers in an Energy and Commerce subcommittee will vote on the TROL Act.
Lawmakers hope to pin Michelle Lee on the Innovation Act, which she has yet to endorse.
Advocates for large-scale reform are dismissing a Dem proposal.