An international application designating the United States shall have the effect, from its international filing date under article 11 of the treaty, of a national application for patent regularly filed in the Patent and Trademark Office.
2011—Pub. L. 112–29, § 20(j), struck out “of this title” after “102(e)”.
Pub. L. 112–29, § 3(g)(3), which directed the striking out of “except as otherwise provided in section
102(e) of this title”, was executed by striking out “except as otherwise provided in section
102(e)” before period at end, to reflect the probable intent of Congress, because the words “of this title” did not appear subsequent to amendment by Pub. L. 112–29, § 20(j). See note above and Effective Date of 2011 Amendment notes below.
1984—Pub. L. 98–622substituted “Patent and Trademark Office” for “Patent Office”.
Effective Date of 2011 Amendment
Amendment by section 3(g)(3) ofPub. L. 112–29effective upon the expiration of the 18-month period beginning on Sept. 16, 2011, and applicable to certain applications for patent and any patents issuing thereon, see section 3(n) ofPub. L. 112–29, set out as an Effective Date of 2011 Amendment; Savings Provisions note under section
100 of this title.
Amendment by section 20(j) ofPub. L. 112–29effective upon the expiration of the 1-year period beginning on Sept. 16, 2011, and applicable to proceedings commenced on or after that effective date, see section 20(l) ofPub. L. 112–29, set out as a note under section
2 of this title.
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