35 U.S. Code Chapter 37 - NATIONAL STAGE

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Sec. 371. National stage: Commencement. 372. National stage: Requirements and procedure. [373. Repealed.] 374. Publication of international application. 375. Patent issued on international application: Effect. 376. Fees.

2013—Pub. L. 112–274, § 1(i),Jan. 14, 2013, 126 Stat. 2457, struck out item 373 “Improper applicant”.
1999—Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(9) [title IV, § 4507(12)], as added by Pub. L. 107–273, div. C, title III, § 13205(2)(F),Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1903, substituted “Publication of international application” for “Publication of international application: Effect” in item 374.

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35 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 371prec2012112-274 [Sec.] 1(i)126 Stat. 2457
§ 3712012112-211 [Sec.] 202(b)(9)126 Stat. 1536
§ 373repealed2012112-274 [Sec.] 1(i)126 Stat. 2457


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