U.S. Code, Title 35, Patents

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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CHAPTER 1—ESTABLISHMENT, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, FUNCTIONS

Sec.

1.     Establishment.

2.     Powers and duties.

3.     Officers and employees.

4.     Restrictions on officers and employees as to interest in patents.

5.     Patent and Trademark Office Public Advisory Committees.

6.     Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences.

7.     Library.

8.     Classification of patents.

9.     Certified copies of records.

10.     Publications.

11.     Exchange of copies of patents and applications with foreign countries.

12.     Copies of patents and applications for public libraries.

13.     Annual report to Congress.

Amendments

     1999—Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(9) [title IV, § 4732(a)(4)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536, 1501A–582, amended analysis generally, substituting "OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES" for "OFFICERS" in chapter heading, substituting "Powers and duties" for "Seal" in item 2, adding item 5, renumbering items 7 to 14 as 6 to 13, respectively, striking out former item 6, "Duties of Commissioner", and inserting "and applications" after "patent" in items 12 and 13.

     Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(9) [title IV, §§ 4507(4), 4508], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536, 1501A–566, which directed the insertion of "and applications" after "patents" in items 12 and 13, effective 1 year after Nov. 29, 1999, was not executed in item 12 to reflect the probable intent of Congress, and could not be executed in item 13, because the word "patents" did not appear subsequent to amendment by section 1000(a)(9) [title IV, § 4732(a)(4)] of Pub. L. 106–113, which amended analysis generally. See above.

     1984—Pub. L. 98–622, title II, § 201(b), Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3386, substituted "Patent Appeals and Interferences" for "Appeals" in item 7.

     1972—Pub. L. 92–310, title II, § 208(b), June 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 203, struck out item 5 "Bond of Commissioner and other officers".

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "Chapter 1— Establishment, Officers and Employees, Functions," U.S. Code, Title 35, Patents in U.S. Code, Title 35, Patents (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed January 20, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4KQ2RTD9X3XVYVJ.

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