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Patent Act, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. (consolidated as of May 2015), United States of America

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Year of Version 2015 Dates Amended up to: May 13, 2015 Type of Text Main IP Laws   Subject Matter Patents (Inventions), Utility Models, Industrial Designs Subject Matter (secondary) Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Genetic Resources, Transfer of Technology, Trademarks Notes This consolidated version of the U.S. Patent Law, contained in Title 35 of the United States Code incorporates the changes made by the Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act of 2012 (Public Law 112-211, 126 Stat. 1527) of December 18, 2012, implementing the Hague Agreement Concerning International Registration of Industrial Designs and the Patent Law Treaty.

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U.S. Patent Act, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. (Consolidated Patent Laws as of May 2014)(US314)
U.S. Patent Law, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. (Consolidated Patent Laws as of April 2013)(US251)
U.S. Patent Law, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. (Consolidated Patent Laws as of January 2013)(US240)
U.S. Patent Law, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. (Consolidated Patent Laws as of August 2012)(US268)
U.S. Patent Law, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. (Consolidated Patent Laws as of September 2007)(US183)
U.S. Patents Law, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. (as amended up to November 01, 2005)(US176)
U.S.Patents Law, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. (Consolidated Patent Laws as of December 2004)(US226)
U.S. Patents Law, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. (as amended through December 13, 2003)(US175)
U.S. Patents Act (Designs) 35 U.S.C. §§ 171-173 and 289 and Code of Federal Regulations, 37 C.F.R. 1(US003)
U.S. Patents Law, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. (Public Law 103–465, as amended up to December 8, 1994)(US007)
Part IV. Patent Cooperation Treaty (Public Law 94-131, 89 Stat. 685)(US354)
U.S Patent Act, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. (Public Law 593, 66 Stat. 792) (as codified and enacted as of July 1952)(US353)
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Patent Act, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. (as amended up to Public Law No. 117-168) (US438)
United States Code, Title 35 - Patents (35 U.S.C., amended up to Public Law No. 117-328) (US456)

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