U.S. Patent Act
..Part II. Patentabililty of Inventions and Grant of Patents
....Chapt. 14. Issue of Patent
Every patent shall contain a short title of the invention and a grant to the patentee, his heirs or assigns, for the term of seventeen years, subject to the payment of fees as provided for in this title [35 USCS Sects. 1 et seq.], of the right to exclude others from making, using, or selling the invention throughout the United States and, if the invention is a process, of the right to exclude others from using or selling throughout the United States, or importing into the United States, products made by that process, [,]referring to the specification for the particulars thereof. A copy of the specification and drawings shall be annexed to the patent and be a part thereof.