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U.S. Patents Law, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. (Public Law 103–465, as amended up to December 8, 1994)

Date of Entry into Force:July 19, 1952
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection, Trademarks, Utility Models
Notes:
The WTO notification by the United States of America to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The referenced laws and regulations define the subject matter eligible to be patented, the conditions for patentability, the functions and duties of the Patent and Trademark Office, the rights afforded by a patent, remedies for patent infringement, matters related to inventions developed with the assistance or sponsorship of the US Government, and other measures that implement the referenced Articles'.
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U.S. Patents Law, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. (Public Law 103–465, as amended up to December 8, 1994) U.S. Patents Law, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. (Public Law 103–465, as amended up to  December 8, 1994), Complete document (pdf) [344 KB] U.S. Patents Law, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. (Public Law 103–465, as amended up to  December 8, 1994), Complete document (htm) [310 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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