35 USCS Sects. 1 - 376

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TABLE OF SECTIONS - PART II

PART II. PATENTABILITY OF INVENTIONS AND GRANT OF PATENTS

CHAPTER 10. PATENTABILITY OF INVENTIONS

Sect. 100. Definitions

Sect. 101. Inventions patentable

Sect. 102. Conditions for patentability; novelty and loss of right to patent

Sect. 103. Conditions for patentability; non-obvious subject matter

Sect. 104. Invention made abroad

Sect. 105. Inventions in outer space

CHAPTER 11. APPLICATION FOR PATENT

Sect. 111. Application for patent

Sect. 112. Specification

Sect. 113. Drawings

Sect. 114. Models, specimens

Sect. 115. Oath of applicant

Sect. 116. Inventors

Sect. 117. Death or incapacity of inventor

Sect. 118. Filing by other than inventor

Sect. 119. Benefit of earlier filing date in foreign country; right of priority

Sect. 120. Benefit of earlier filing date in the United States

Sect. 121. Divisional applications

Sect. 122. Confidential status of applications

CHAPTER 12. EXAMINATION OF APPLICATION

Sect. 131. Examination of application

Sect. 132. Notice of rejection; reexamination

Sect. 133. Time for prosecuting application

Sect. 134. Appeal to the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences

Sect. 135. Interferences

CHAPTER 13. REVIEW OF PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE

Sect. 141. Appeal to Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Sect. 142. Notice of appeal

Sect. 143. Proceedings on appeal

Sect. 144. Decision on appeal

Sect. 145. Civil action to obtain patent

Sect. 146. Civil action in case of interference

CHAPTER 14. ISSUE OF PATENT

Sect. 151. Issue of patent

Sect. 152. Issue of patent to assignee

Sect. 153. How issued

Sect. 154. Contents and term of patent

Sect. 155. Patent term extension

Sect. 155A. Patent term restoration

Sect. 156. Extension of patent term

Sect. 157. Statutory invention registration

CHAPTER 15. PLANT PATENTS

Sect. 161. Patent for plants

Sect. 162. Description, claim

Sect. 163. Grant

Sect. 164. Assistance of Department of Agriculture

CHAPTER 16. DESIGNS

Sect. 171. Patents for designs

Sect. 172. Right of priority

Sect. 173. Term of design patent

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

Sect. 181. Secrecy of certain inventions and withholding of patent

Sect. 182. Abandonment of invention for unauthorized disclosure

Sect. 183. Right to compensation

Sect. 184. Filing of application in foreign country

Sect. 185. Patent barred for filing without license

Sect. 186. Penalty

Sect. 187. Nonapplicability to certain persons

Sect. 188. Rules and regulations, delegation of power

CHAPTER 18. PATENT RIGHTS IN INVENTIONS MADE WITH FEDERAL ASSISTANCE

Sect. 200. Policy and objective

Sect. 201. Definitions

Sect. 202. Disposition of rights

Sect. 203. March-in rights

Sect. 204. Preference for United States industry

Sect. 205. Confidentiality

Sect. 206. Uniform clauses and regulations

Sect. 207. Domestic and foreign protection of federally owned inventions

Sect. 208. Regulations governing Federal licensing

Sect. 209. Restrictions on licensing of federally owned inventions

Sect. 210. Precedence of chapter

Sect. 211. Relationship to antitrust laws

Sect. 212. Disposition of rights in educational awards