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Sec. 100. Definitions. 101. Inventions patentable. 102. Conditions for patentability; novelty. 103. Conditions for patentability; non-obvious subject matter. [104. Repealed.] 105. Inventions in outer space.

2011—Pub. L. 112–29, § 3(b)(3), (d),Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 287, substituted in item 102 “Conditions for patentability; novelty” for “Conditions for patentability; novelty and loss of right to patent” and struck out item 104 “Invention made abroad”.
1990—Pub. L. 101–580, § 1(b),Nov. 15, 1990, 104 Stat. 2863, added item 105.

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35 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 100nt new2012112-211 [Sec.] 103126 Stat. 1532
§ 1002012112-211 [Sec.] 102(1)126 Stat. 1531
§ 1022012112-211 [Sec.] 102(2)126 Stat. 1531


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