35 U.S. Code Part III - PATENTS AND PROTECTION OF PATENT RIGHTS

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There are 6 Updates Pending. Select the tab below to view.
Chap. Sec. 25. Amendment and Correction of Patents 251 26. Ownership and Assignment 261 27. Government Interests in Patents 266 28. Infringement of Patents 271 29. Remedies for Infringement of Patent, and Other Actions 281 30. Prior Art Citations to Office and Ex Parte Reexamination of Patents 301 31. Inter Partes Review 311 32. Post-Grant Review 321
Amendments

2011—Pub. L. 112–29, § 6(b), (e),Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 304, 311, added items for chapters 31 and 32 and struck out former item for chapter 31 “Optional Inter Partes Reexamination of Patents”.
2002—Pub. L. 107–273, div. C, title III, § 13206(a)(17),Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1905, inserted a comma after “Patent” in item for chapter 29.
1999—Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(9) [title IV, § 4604(b)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536, 1501A–570, as amended by Pub. L. 107–273, div. C, title III, § 13202(c)(2),Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1902, substituted “Ex Parte Reexamination of Patents” for “Reexamination of Patents” in item for chapter 30 and added item for chapter 31.
1982—Pub. L. 97–256, title I, § 101(7),Sept. 8, 1982, 96 Stat. 816, added item for chapter 30.

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35 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 2612012112-211 [Sec.] 201(d)126 Stat. 1535
§ 298nt new2012112-274 [Sec.] 1(a)126 Stat. 2456
§ 2992012112-274 [Sec.] 1(c)126 Stat. 2456
§ 3112012112-274 [Sec.] 1(d)(2)126 Stat. 2456
§ 311nt new2012112-274 [Sec.] 1(d)(1)126 Stat. 2456
§ 321nt2012112-274 [Sec.] 1(b)126 Stat. 2456

 

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