35 U.S. Code Chapter 14 - ISSUE OF PATENT

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Sec. 151. Issue of patent. 152. Issue of patent to assignee. 153. How issued. 154. Contents and term of patent; provisional rights. [155, 155A. Repealed.] 156. Extension of patent term. [157. Repealed.]
Amendments

2011—Pub. L. 112–29, § 20(k),Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 335, struck out items 155 “Patent term extension” and 155A “Patent term restoration”.
Pub. L. 112–29, § 3(e)(1),Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 287, struck out item 157 “Statutory invention registration”.
1999—Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(9) [title IV, § 4507(6)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536, 1501A–566, inserted “; provisional rights” after “patent” in item 154.
1984—Pub. L. 98–622, title I, § 102(b),Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3384, added item 157.
Pub. L. 98–417, title II, § 201(b),Sept. 24, 1984, 98 Stat. 1602, added item 156.
1983—Pub. L. 98–127, § 4(b),Oct. 13, 1983, 97 Stat. 833, added item 155A.
Pub. L. 97–414, § 11(b),Jan. 4, 1983, 96 Stat. 2066, added item 155.
1965—Pub. L. 89–83, § 6,July 24, 1965, 79 Stat. 261, substituted “Issue of patent” for “Time of issue of patent” in item 151.

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35 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 151new2012112-211 [Sec.] 202(b)(6) "151"126 Stat. 1536
§ 151repealed2012112-211 [Sec.] 202(b)(6)126 Stat. 1536
§ 1542012112-274 [Sec.] 1(h)126 Stat. 2457
§ 1542012112-211 [Sec.] 102(6)126 Stat. 1531

 

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