15 U.S. Code § 1123 - Rules and regulations for conduct of proceedings in Patent and Trademark Office
The Director shall make rules and regulations, not inconsistent with law, for the conduct of proceedings in the Patent and Trademark Office under this chapter.
Act Feb. 20, 1905, ch. 592, § 26, 33 Stat. 730.
1999—Pub. L. 106–113 substituted “Director” for “Commissioner”.
1975—Pub. L. 93–596 substituted “Patent and Trademark Office” for “Patent Office”.
Repeal of inconsistent provisions, effect of this chapter on pending proceedings and existing registrations and rights under prior acts, see notes set out under section 1051 of this title.
For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and agencies of Department of Commerce, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of Commerce, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 5, of 1950, §§ 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.