Washington, D.C. – The House Judiciary Committee has announced its schedule for the week of September 12-16, 2016.


11:00 a.m. | Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice

Hearing on: Exploring Federal Diversity Jurisdiction


  • Mr. Charles Cooper, Partner, Cooper & Kirk, PLLC
  • Ms. Joanna Shepherd, Professor of Law, Emory Law School
  • Mr. Ronald Weich, Professor of Law, University of Baltimore

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1:00 p.m. | Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

Hearing on: Oversight of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • The Honorable Michelle Lee, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property, Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

2237 Rayburn House Office Building

All hearings and markups are streamed live at judiciary.house.gov. Camera crews wishing to cover must be congressionally credentialed and RSVP with the House Radio-TV Gallery at (202) 225-5214.



10:00 a.m. | Full Committee Markup

H.R. 5992, the “American Job Creation and Investment Promotion Reform Act of 2016”

H.R. 5982, the “Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2016”

H.R. 5801, the “Protect and Grow American Jobs Act”

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