35 U.S. Code § 152 - Issue of patent to assignee

Patents may be granted to the assignee of the inventor of record in the Patent and Trademark Office, upon the application made and the specification sworn to by the inventor, except as otherwise provided in this title.

Source

(July 19, 1952, ch. 950, 66 Stat. 804; Pub. L. 93–596, § 1,Jan. 2, 1975, 88 Stat. 1949.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on Title 35, U.S.C., 1946 ed., § 44 (R.S. 4895).
Language is changed and the reference to reissue is omitted in view of the general provision in section 251.
Amendments

1975—Pub. L. 93–596substituted “Patent and Trademark Office” for “Patent Office”.
Effective Date of 1975 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 93–596effective Jan. 2, 1975, see section 4 ofPub. L. 93–596, set out as a note under section 1111 of Title 15, Commerce and Trade.

 

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