U.S. Patent Act -- 35 USCS Sects. 1 - 376

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PART I. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE

CHAPTER 1. ESTABLISHMENT, OFFICERS, FUNCTIONS

CHAPTER 2. PROCEEDINGS IN THE PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE

CHAPTER 3. PRACTICE BEFORE PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE

CHAPTER 4. PATENT FEES

PART II. PATENTABILITY OF INVENTIONS AND GRANT OF PATENTS

CHAPTER 10. PATENTABILITY OF INVENTIONS

CHAPTER 11. APPLICATION FOR PATENT

CHAPTER 12. EXAMINATION OF APPLICATION

CHAPTER 13. REVIEW OF PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE

CHAPTER 14. ISSUE OF PATENT

CHAPTER 15. PLANT PATENTS

CHAPTER 16. DESIGNS

CHAPTER 17. SECRECY OF CERTAIN INVENTIONS AND FILING APPLICATIONS IN FOREIGN COUNTRY

CHAPTER 18. PATENT RIGHTS IN INVENTIONS MADE WITH FEDERAL ASSISTANCE

PART III. PATENTS AND PROTECTION OF PATENT RIGHTS

CHAPTER 25. AMENDMENT AND CORRECTION OF PATENTS

CHAPTER 26. OWNERSHIP AND ASSIGNMENT

CHAPTER 27. GOVERNMENT INTERESTS IN PATENTS

CHAPTER 28. INFRINGEMENT OF PATENTS

CHAPTER 29. REMEDIES FOR INFRINGEMENT OF PATENT, AND OTHER ACTIONS

CHAPTER 30. PRIOR ART CITATIONS TO OFFICE AND REEXAMINATION OF PATENTS

PART IV. PATENT COOPERATION TREATY

CHAPTER 35. DEFINITIONS

CHAPTER 36. INTERNATIONAL STAGE

CHAPTER 37. NATIONAL STAGE