35 U.S. Code Chapter 11 - APPLICATION FOR PATENT

Sec. 111. Application. 112. Specification. 113. Drawings. 114. Models, specimens. 115. Inventor’s oath or declaration. 116. Inventors. 117. Death or incapacity of inventor. 118. Filing by other than inventor. 119. Benefit of earlier filing date; right of priority. 120. Benefit of earlier filing date in the United States. 121. Divisional applications. 122. Confidential status of applications; publication of patent applications. 123. Micro entity defined.
Amendments

2011—Pub. L. 112–29, § 10(g)(2),Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 319, which directed adding item 123 at the end of this chapter, was executed by adding the item at the end of the table of sections of this chapter, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Pub. L. 112–29, § 4(a)(4),Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 296, amended item 115 generally, substituting “Inventor’s oath or declaration” for “Oath of applicant”.
2002—Pub. L. 107–273, div. C, title III, § 13206(a)(7),Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1904, substituted “Inventors” for “Joint inventors” in item 116.
1999—Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(9) [title IV, § 4507(5)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536, 1501A–566, inserted “; publication of patent applications” after “applications” in item 122.
1994—Pub. L. 103–465, title V, § 532(c)(6),Dec. 8, 1994, 108 Stat. 4987, substituted “Application” for “Application for patent” in item 111 and “Benefit of earlier filing date; right of priority” for “Benefit of earlier filing date in foreign country; right of priority” in item 119.

 

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