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Chap. Sec. 1. Establishment, Officers and Employees, Functions 1 2. Proceedings in the Patent and Trademark Office 21 3. Practice Before Patent and Trademark Office 31 4. Patent Fees; Funding; Search Systems 41

2002—Pub. L. 107–273, div. C, title III, § 13206(a)(4),Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1904, substituted “Before” for “before” in chapter 3 heading.
1999—Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(9) [title IV, § 4732(a)(2), (3)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536, 1501A–582, substituted “UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE” for “PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE” in part heading and “Establishment, Officers and Employees, Functions” for “Establishment, Officers, Functions” in chapter 1 heading.
1991—Pub. L. 102–204, § 5(d)(2)(D),Dec. 10, 1991, 105 Stat. 1640, substituted “before” for “Before the” in chapter 3 heading and inserted “; Funding; Search Systems” after “Fees” in chapter 4 heading.
1975—Pub. L. 93–596, § 1,Jan. 2, 1975, 88 Stat. 1949, substituted “PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE” for “PATENT OFFICE” in part heading and in headings for chapters 2 and 3.

The table below lists the classification updates, since Jan. 3, 2012, for the contained sections. If there are multiple sections, they are presented in section number order (original document order).

The most recent Classification Table update that we have noticed was Tuesday, August 13, 2013

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35 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 1prec2012112-211 [Sec.] 101(b)126 Stat. 1531
§ 1nt new2012112-211 [Sec.] 1126 Stat. 1527
§ 2nt new2012112-274 [Sec.] 1(g)126 Stat. 2457
§ 5nt new2012112-274 [Sec.] 1(l)(2)126 Stat. 2459
§ 5nt new2012112-274 [Sec.] 1(n)126 Stat. 2459
§ 52012112-274 [Sec.] 1(l)(1)126 Stat. 2458
§ 21prec2012112-211 [Sec.] 201(b)(2)126 Stat. 1534
§ 412012112-211 [Sec.] 202(b)(1)126 Stat. 1535
§ 422012112-274 [Sec.] 1(j)126 Stat. 2457


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