35 U.S. Code Chapter 12 - EXAMINATION OF APPLICATION

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Sec. 131. Examination of application. 132. Notice of rejection; reexamination. 133. Time for prosecuting application. 134. Appeal to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. 135. Derivation proceedings.
Amendments

2011—Pub. L. 112–29, § 3(j)(5),Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 291, amended items 134 and 135 generally, substituting “Appeal to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board” for “Appeal to the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences” in item 134 and “Derivation proceedings” for “Interferences” in item 135.
1984—Pub. L. 98–622, title II, § 204(b)(2),Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3388, substituted “Patent Appeals and Interferences” for “Appeals” in item 134.

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

An empty table indicates that we see no relevant changes listed in the classification tables. If you suspect that our system may be missing something, please double-check with the Office of the Law Revision Counsel.

35 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 1332012112-211 [Sec.] 202(b)(5)126 Stat. 1536
§ 135nt new2012112-274 [Sec.] 1(k)(2)126 Stat. 2458
§ 135nt new2012112-274 [Sec.] 1(k)(3)126 Stat. 2458
§ 1352012112-274 [Sec.] 1(k)(1)126 Stat. 2457
§ 1352012112-274 [Sec.] 1(e)(1)126 Stat. 2456
§ 135nt new2012112-274 [Sec.] 1(e)(2)126 Stat. 2456

 

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