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U.S. Patents Act (Designs) 35 U.S.C. §§ 171-173 and 289 and Code of Federal Regulations, 37 C.F.R. 1

Year of current version:1996
Date of Text (Issued):June 7, 1996
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations, Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Industrial Designs
Notes:The WTO notification states:
"The referenced laws and regulations define the subject matter eligible for protection in the United States via a design patent and the rights and remedies associated with design patents. General procedures related to obtaining and enforcing design patents are defined in the laws as well as the regulations found under "Patent Laws and Regulations" below".
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U.S. Patents Act (Designs) 35 U.S.C. §§ 171-173 and 289 and Code of Federal Regulations, 37 C.F.R. 1 U.S. Patents Act (Designs) 35 U.S.C. §§ 171-173 and 289 and Code of Federal Regulations, 37 C.F.R. 1, Complete document (pdf) [18 KB] U.S. Patents Act (Designs) 35 U.S.C. §§ 171-173 and 289 and Code of Federal Regulations, 37 C.F.R. 1, Complete document (htm) [6 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

WIPO Lex No.:US003

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