U.S. PATENT ACT, AS AMENDED

35 USCS Sects. 1 - 376

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TABLE OF SECTIONS - PART IV

PART IV. PATENT COOPERATION TREATY

CHAPTER 35. DEFINITIONS

Sect. 351. Definitions

CHAPTER 36. INTERNATIONAL STAGE

Sect. 361. Receiving Office

Sect. 362. International Searching Authority and International Preliminary Examining Authority

Sect. 363. International application designating the United States: Effect

Sect. 364. International stage: Procedure

Sect. 365. Right of priority; benefit of the filing date of a prior application

Sect. 366. Withdrawn international application

Sect. 367. Actions of other authorities: Review

Sect. 368. Secrecy of certain inventions; filing international applications in foreign countries

CHAPTER 37. NATIONAL STAGE

Sect. 371. National stage: Commencement

Sect. 372. National stage: Requirements and procedure

Sect. 373. Improper applicant

Sect. 374. Publication of international application: Effect

Sect. 375. Patent issued on international application: Effect

Sect. 376. Fees