Any patent application on which a patent was denied by the United States Patent and Trademark Office under sections
1811(b) of this title, and which is not prohibited by section
2185 of this title may be reinstated upon application to the Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks within one year after August 30, 1954 and shall then be deemed to have been continuously pending since its original filing date: Provided, however, That no patent issued upon any patent application so reinstated shall in any way furnish a basis of claim against the Government of the United States.
1811(b) of this title, referred to in text, were omitted from the Code in the general amendment and renumbering of act Aug. 1, 1946 (which was classified to section
1801 et seq. of this title) by act Aug. 30, 1954, ch. 1073, 68 Stat. 919.
Change of Name
Patent Office and Commissioner of Patents changed to Patent and Trademark Office and Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, respectively, pursuant to Pub. L. 93–596, § 3,Jan. 2, 1975, 88 Stat. 1949, set out as a note under section
1 of Title
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