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Legislative IP Acts (LIPA) / History Archive: Patents


Patent Legislative Histories

Legislative history of patent law - full documentation of the legislative process as it becomes law (all links are PDFs.)

PL 69-242

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF MAY 18, 1926

An act granting an extension of patent to the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 69-242, 44 Stat. 562 (May 18, 1926)

        67 Cong. Rec. 9058 (daily ed. May 10, 1926)

        67 Cong. Rec. 9107 (daily ed. May 10, 1926)

        HR 10202 [Report No. 714], 69th Cong., 1st Sess. (March 30, 1926)

        HR 10202, 69th Cong., 1st Sess. (March 10, 1926)

PL 77-220

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF AUGUST 18, 1941

08/18/1941

An act Granting an extension of patent to the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 77-220, 55 Stat. 633 (August 18, 1941)

        HR 2688 [Report No. 569], 77th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 22 (legislative day, July 21), 1941)

        S.Rep.No. 569, 77th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 22 (legislative day, July 21), 1941)

        HR 2688, 77th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 3 (legislative day, May 26), 1941)

        HR 2688 [Report No. 589], 77th Cong., 1st Sess. (May 19, 1941)

        H.Rep.No. 589, 77th Cong., 1st Sess. (May 19, 1941)

        HR 2688, 77th Cong., 1st Sess. (Jan. 24, 1941)


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PL 85-755

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF AUGUST 25, 1958

08/25/1958

An act to amend title 28, United States Code, relating to the Court of Customs and Patent Appeals.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 85-755, 72 Stat. 848 (August 25, 1958)

        104 Cong. Rec. 16321 (daily ed. August 15, 1958)

        104 Cong. Rec. 16186 (daily ed. August 14, 1958)

        HR 12292, 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 13 (legislative day, August 12), 1958)

        104 Cong. Rec. 15619 - 21 (daily ed. August 12, 1958)

        HR 7866 [Report No. 2309], 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 9, 1958)

        S.Rep.No. 2309, 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 9, 1958)

        HR 12292 [Report No. 2484], 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 6, 1958)

        H.Rep.No. 2484, 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 6, 1958)

        HR 7866, 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 5, 1958)

        104 Cong. Rec. 14752-53 (daily ed. August 4, 1958)

        HR 7866 [Report No. 2349], 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 1, 1958)

        H.Rep.No. 2349, 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 1, 1958)

        HR 12292, 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (May 1, 1958)

        104 Cong. Rec. 6689 (daily ed. April 28, 1958)

        HR 7866, 85th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 3, 1957)

        102 Cong. Rec. 6290-6291 (daily ed. April 26, 1956)

        S 3744, 84th Cong., 2d Sess. (April 26, 1956)

        100 Cong. Rec. 14242 (daily ed. August 18, 1954)

        100 Cong. Rec. 13617 (daily ed. August 12, 1954)

        100 Cong. Rec. 13396 (daily ed. August 11, 1954)

        S 3131 [Report No. 2353], 83d Cong., 2d Sess. (August 7 (legislative day, August 5), 1954)

        S.Rep.No. 2353, 83d Cong., 2d Sess. (August 7 (legislative day, August 5), 1954)

        S 3131, 83d Cong., 2d Sess. (March 15 (legislative day, March 1), 1954)

        HR 7864, 83d Cong., 2d Sess. (Feb. 12, 1954)


PL 85-933

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF SEPTEMBER 6, 1958

09/06/1958

An act to authorize an increase in the membership of the Board of Appeals of the Patent Office;
to provide increased salaries for certain officers and employees of the Patent Office; and for other purposes.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 85-933, 72 Stat. 1793 (Sept. 6, 1958)

        104 Cong. Rec. 17657 to 17658 (daily ed. August 22, 1958)

        104 Cong. Rec. 17605 (daily ed. August 22, 1958)

        H.Rep.No. 2557, 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 12, 1958)

        S 1864 [Report No. 2557], 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 12, 1958)

        S 1864, 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (July 24, 1958)

        104 Cong. Rec. 13518 to 13519 (daily ed. July 23, 1958)

        104 Cong. Rec. 12444 (daily ed. July 14, 1958)

        104 Cong. Rec. 11555 - 56 (daily ed. July 1, 1958)

        S 1864 [Report No. 1783], 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (July 1, 1958)

        S.Rep.No. 1783, 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (July 1, 1958)

        103 Cong. Rec. 4983 (daily ed. April 12, 1957)

        S 1864, 85th Cong., 1st Sess. (April 12, 1957)

        S 3821, 83d Cong., 2d Sess. (July 30 (legislative day, July 2), 1954)

        HR 10039, 83d Cong., 2d Sess. (July 23, 1954)

        100 Cong. Rec. 10695 (daily ed. July 21, 1954)


PL 87-292

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF SEPTEMBER 22, 1961

08/22/1961

Joint resolution authorizing a celebration of the American patent system.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 87-292, 75 Stat. 611 (Sept. 22, 1961)

        107 Cong. Rec. 17720 (daily ed. Sept. 11, 1961)

        H.J.R. 499, 87th Cong., 1st Sess. (August 22 (legislative day, August 21), 1961, Sept. 7, 1961)

        S.Rep.No. 886, 87th Cong., 1st Sess. (Sept. 7, 1961)

        H.J.R. 499, 87th Cong., 1st Sess. (August 22 (legislative day, August 21), 1961)

        107 Cong. Rec. 15422 (daily ed. August 21, 1961)

        H.J.R. 499, 87th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 25, 1961, August 8, 1961)

        H.Rep.No. 871, 87th Cong., 1st Sess. (August 8, 1961)

        107 Cong. Rec. 13102 (daily ed. July 31, 1961)

        S.J.R. 122, 87th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 31, 1961)

        H.J.R. 499, 87th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 25, 1961)


PL 88-213

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF DECEMBER 18, 1963

12/18/1963

An act granting an extension of patent to the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 88-213, 77 Stat. 421 (Dec. 18, 1963)

        109 Cong. Rec. 22528 (daily ed. Dec. 6, 1963)

        HR 5703 [Report No. 690], 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (Dec. 4, 1963)

        S.Rep.No. 690, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (Dec. 4, 1963)

        HR 5703, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (August 7, 1963)

        109 Cong. Rec. 13459 (daily ed. August 6, 1963)

        HR 5703 [Report No. 554], 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 16, 1963)

        H.Rep.No. 554, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 16, 1963)

        HR 5703, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (April 11, 1963)

        S 732, 85th Cong., 1st Sess. (August 21, 1957)

        103 Cong. Rec. 13961 (daily ed. August 20, 1957)

        S 732 [Report No. 875], 85th Cong., 1st Sess. (August 14, 1957)

        S.Rep.No. 875, 85th Cong., 1st Sess. (August 14, 1957)

        S 732, 85th Cong., 1st Sess. (Jan. 22 (legislative day, Jan. 3), 1957)


PL 88-396

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF AUGUST 1, 1964

08/01/1964

An act granting a renewal of patent numbered D-161,955, relating to a plaque of the American Legion.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 88-396, 78 Stat. 378 (August 1, 1964)

        110 Cong. Rec. 16105 (daily ed. July 22, 1964)

        HR 9834 [Report No. 1195], 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (July 21, 1964)

        S.Rep.No. 1195, 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (July 21, 1964)

        HR 9834, 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (May 6 (legislative day, March 30), 1964)

        110 Cong. Rec. 9713 (daily ed. May 5, 1964)

        HR 9834 [Report No. 1358], 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (April 28, 1964)

        H.Rep.No. 1358, 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (April 28, 1964)

        HR 9834, 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (Jan. 31, 1964)


PL 88-397

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF AUGUST 1, 1964

08/01/1964

An act granting a renewal of patent numbered D-162,975, relating to a medal of the American Legion.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 88-397, 78 Stat. 378 (August 1, 1964)

        110 Cong. Rec. 16104 (daily ed. July 22, 1964)

        HR 9833 [Report No. 1194], 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (July 21, 1964)

        S.Rep.No. 1194, 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (July 21, 1964)

        HR 9833, 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (May 6 (legislative day, March 30), 1964)

        110 Cong. Rec. 9713 (daily ed. May 5, 1964)

        HR 9833 [Report No. 1357], 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (April 28, 1964)

        H.Rep.No. 1357, 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (April 28, 1964)

        HR 9833, 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (Jan. 31, 1964)


PL 89-83

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF JULY 24, 1965

07/24/1965

An act to fix the fees payable to the Patent Office, and for other purposes.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 89-83, 79 Stat. 259 (July 24, 1965)

        111 Cong. Rec. 15767-68 (daily ed. July 12, 1965)

        111 Cong. Rec. 13095-96 (daily ed. June 15, 1965)

        HR 4185 [Report No. 301], 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 8 (legislative day, June 7), 1965)

        S.Rep.No. 301, 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 8 (legislative day, June 7), 1965)

        HR 4185, 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (March 18, 1965)

        111 Cong. Rec. 5117-5125 (daily ed. March 17, 1965)

        H.Rep.No. 165, 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (March 11, 1965)

        H.Res. 275, 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (March 11, 1965)

        HR 4185 [Report No. 113], 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (March 1, 1965)

        H.Rep.No. 113, 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (March 1, 1965)

        111 Cong. Rec. 3125 (daily ed. Feb. 19, 1965)

        S 1228, 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (Feb. 19, 1965)

        111 Cong. Rec. 2723 (daily ed. Feb. 17, 1965)

        HR 4185, 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (Feb. 2, 1965)

        111 Cong. Rec. 1223 (daily ed. Jan. 26, 1965)

        111 Cong. Rec. 1223-24 (daily ed. Jan. 26, 1965)

        HR 3594, 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (Jan. 26, 1965)

        S 729, 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (Jan. 26, 1965)

        S 730, 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (Jan. 26, 1965)

        110 Cong. Rec. 9323-24 (daily ed. April 30, 1964)

        110 Cong. Rec. 9323-24 (daily ed. April 30, 1964) 2

        110 Cong. Rec. 3311-3312 (daily ed. Feb. 25, 1964)

        S 2547, 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (Feb. 25 (legislative day, Feb. 10), 1964)

        110 Cong. Rec. 2810 (daily ed. Feb. 17, 1964)

        110 Cong. Rec. A277 (daily ed. Jan. 23, 1964)

        HR 8190, 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (Jan. 23, 1964)

        110 Cong. Rec. 881-896 (daily ed. Jan. 22, 1964)

        110 Cong. Rec. A250-A251 (daily ed. Jan. 22, 1964)

        H.Rep.No. 1044, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (Dec. 16, 1963)

        H.Res. 593, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (Dec. 16, 1963)

        HR 8190 [Report No. 949], 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (Dec. 3, 1963)

        H.Rep.No. 949, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (Dec. 3, 1963)

        HR 8420, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (Sept. 12, 1963)

        HR 8190, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (August 21, 1963)

        HR 8043, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (August 14, 1963)

        HR 7370, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 1, 1963)

        Amendments Ordered to lie on the table and to be printed, S 2225 (Oct. 5, 1962)

        108 Cong. Rec. 19804-05 (daily ed. Sept. 27, 1962)

        S 2225 [Report No. 2167], 87th Cong., 2d Sess. (Sept. 27, 1962)

        S.Rep.No. 2167, 87th Cong., 2d Sess. (Sept. 27, 1962)

        H.Rep.No. 1971, 87th Cong., 2d Sess. (July 11, 1962)

        H.Res. 722, 87th Cong., 2d Sess. (July 11, 1962)

        HR 10966 [Report No. 1850], 87th Cong., 2d Sess. (June 20, 1962)

        H.Rep.No. 1850, 87th Cong., 2d Sess. (June 20, 1962)

        108 Cong. Rec. D305 (daily ed. April 19, 1962)

        HR 10966, 87th Cong., 2d Sess. (March 28, 1962)

        107 Cong. Rec. 11394 (daily ed. July 11, 1961)

        S 2225, 87th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 11, 1961)

        HR 7731, 87th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 19, 1961)

        HR 2739 [Report No. 623], 86th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 1, 1959)

        H.Rep.No. 623, 86th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 1, 1959)

        HR 2739, 86th Cong., 1st Sess. (Jan. 19, 1959)

        105 Cong. Rec. 723 (daily ed. Jan. 17, 1959)

        S 494, 86th Cong., 1st Sess. (Jan. 17, 1959)

        105 Cong. Rec. 382 (daily ed. Jan. 12, 1959)

        104 Cong. Rec. D178 (daily ed. March 5, 1958)

        HR 7151 [Report No. 963], 85th Cong., 1st Sess. (August 1, 1957)

        H.Rep.No. 963, 85th Cong., 1st Sess. (August 1, 1957)

        S 2156, 85th Cong., 1st Sess. (May 27, 1957)

        HR 7151, 85th Cong., 1st Sess. (May 2, 1957)

        103 Cong. Rec. 4969 (daily ed. April 11, 1957)

        102 Cong. Rec. 3458 (daily ed. March 5, 1956)

        HR 7416 [Report No. 1201], 84th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 18, 1955)

        H.Rep.No. 1201, 84th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 18, 1955)

        101 Cong. Rec. D511 (daily ed. June 6, 1955)

        HR 4983, 84th Cong., 1st Sess. (March 16, 1955)

        S 3738, 83d Cong., 2d Sess. (July 13 (legislative day, July 2), 1954)

        HR 9794, 83d Cong., 2d Sess. (July 2, 1954)

100 Cong. Rec. 8747 (daily ed. June 29, 1954)

 

HEARINGS

        Patent Office Fees, Subcomm. on Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 3, 1965)

        Patent Office Fees, Subcomm. on Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights of the Comm. on the Judiciary (Feb. 27 and 28, 1964)

        Patent Office Fees, Subcomm. on Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights of the Comm. on the Judiciary (Sept. 4, 1962)

        Patent Office Fees, Subcomm. No. 3 of the Comm. on the Judiciary (April 19, 1962)

        Increase in Fees Payable to the Patent Office, Subcomm. No. 3 of the Comm. on the Judiciary (June 20, 1957)

        To Increase Certain Patent and Trademark Fees, Subcomm. No. 3 of the Comm. on the Judiciary (June 3 and 17, 1955)

PL 89-295

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF OCTOBER 23, 1965

10/23/1965

An act providing for the extension of patent numbered D-119,187.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 89-295, 79 Stat. 1070 (Oct. 23, 1965)

        111 Cong. Rec. 25865 (daily ed. Oct. 13, 1965)

        HR 7888 [Report No. 815], 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 4 (legislative day, Oct. 1), 1965)

        S.Rep.No. 815, 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 4 (legislative day, Oct. 1), 1965)

        HR 7888, 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (Sept. 8, 1965)

        111 Cong. Rec. 22107 (daily ed. Sept. 7, 1965)

        H.Rep.No. 897, 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (August 31, 1965)

        HR 7888, 89th Cong., 1st Sess. (May 4, 1965)

        HR 5289, 86th Cong., 1st Sess. (March 4, 1959)

        HR 2748, 84th Cong., 1st Sess. (Jan. 20, 1955)

        HR 7721, 83d Cong., 2d Sess. (Feb. 3, 1954)


PL 91-160

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF DECEMBER 24, 1969

12/24/1969

Joint resolution to enable the United States to organize and hold a diplomatic conference in the United States in fiscal year 1970 to negotiate a Patent Cooperation Treaty and authorize an appropriation therefor.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 91-160, 83 Stat. 443 (Dec. 24, 1969)

        115 Cong. Rec. H 12425-26 (daily ed. Dec. 15, 1969)

        H.Rep.No. 91-702, 91st Cong., 1st Sess. (Dec. 8, 1969)

        S.J.R. 90, 91st Cong., 1st Sess. (June 19, 1969, Dec. 8, 1969)

        S.J.R. 90, 91st Cong., 1st Sess. (June 19, 1969)

        115 Cong. Rec. S 6623-24 (daily ed. June 18, 1969)

        S.J.R. 90, 91st Cong., 1st Sess. (April 3, 1969, June 16, 1969)

        S.Rep.No. 91-233, 91st Cong., 1st Sess. (June 16, 1969)

        115 Cong. Rec. S3528-9 (daily ed. April 3, 1969)

        S.J.R. 90, 91st Cong., 1st Sess. (April 3, 1969)


PL 92-34

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF JUNE 30, 1971

06/20/1971

An act to provide relief in patent and trademark cases affected by the emergency situation in the United States Postal Service which began on March 18, 1970.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 92-34, 85 Stat. 87 (June 30, 1971)

        117 Cong. Rec. H 5508-09 (daily ed. June 21, 1971)

        H.Rep.No. 92-255, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (June 8, 1971)

        S 645 [Report No. 92-255], 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (June 8, 1971)

        S 645, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (April 26, 1971)

        117 Cong. Rec. S 5341 (daily ed. April 22, 1971)

        S 645 [Report No. 92-70], 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (April 20, 1971)

        S.Rep.No. 92-70, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (April 20, 1971)

        HR 4564, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (Feb. 18, 1971)

        117 Cong. Rec. S 963 (daily ed. Feb. 8, 1971)

        S 645, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (Feb. 8 (legislative day, Jan. 26), 1971)

        HR 19884, 91st Cong., 2d Sess. (Dec. 1, 1970)

HEARINGS

        Patent Office Legislation, Subcomm. No. 3 of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 18, 1970, July 14, 1967, May 5, 1971)


PL 92-132

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF OCTOBER 5, 1971

An act to amend section 6 of title 35, United States Code, "Patents", to authorize domestic and international studies and programs relating to patents and trademarks.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 92-132, 85 Stat. 364 (Oct. 5, 1971)

        117 Cong. Rec. H 8759-60 (daily ed. Sept. 28, 1971)

        H.Rep.No. 92-475, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (Sept. 14, 1971)

        S 1253 [Report No. 92-475], 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (Sept. 14, 1971)

        S 1253, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (April 26, 1971)

        117 Cong. Rec. S 5341-42 (daily ed. April 22, 1971)

        S 1253 [Report No. 92-71], 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (April 20, 1971)

        S.Rep.No. 92-71, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (April 20, 1971)

        117 Cong. Rec. S 3220 (daily ed. March 16, 1971)

        S 1253, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (March 16, 1971)

        HR 5238, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (March 1, 1971)

        115 Cong. Rec. S 13678 (daily ed. Nov. 4, 1969)

        S 3109, 91st Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 4, 1969)

        HR 14221, 91st Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 7, 1969)

        HR 14140, 91st Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 1, 1969)

HEARINGS

        Patent Law Revision, Subcomm. on Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights of the Comm. on the Judiciary (May 13, 1971)

        Patent Law Revision, Subcomm. on Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights of the Comm. on the Judiciary (May 11 AND 12, 1971)

        Patent Office Legislation, Subcomm. No. 3 of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 18, 1970, July 14, 1967, May 5, 1971)

PL 93-601

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF JANUARY 2, 1975

01/02/1975

An act to amend title 35, United States Code, "Patents", and for other purposes.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 93-601, 88 Stat. 1956 (Jan. 2, 1975)

        120 Cong. Rec. S21922 (daily ed. Dec. 18, 1974)

        HR 9199 [Report No. 93-1401], 93d Cong., 2d Sess. (Dec. 17, 1974)

        S.Rep.No. 93-1401, 93d Cong., 2d Sess. (Dec. 17, 1974)

        HR 9199, 93d Cong., 2d Sess. (March 19, 1974)

        120 Cong. Rec. H1839-1840 (daily ed. March 18, 1974)

        HR 9199 [Report No. 93-856], 93d Cong., 2d Sess. (Feb. 28, 1974)

        HR 9199 [Report No. 93-856], 93d Cong., 2d Sess. (Feb. 28, 1974)

        H.Rep.No. 93-856, 93d Cong., 2d Sess. (Feb. 28, 1974)

        119 Cong. Rec. H5985 (daily ed. July 11, 1973)

        HR 9199, 93d Cong., 1st Sess. (July 11, 1973)

        119 Cong. Rec. S10551 (daily ed. June 7, 1973)

        S 1957, 93d Cong., 1st Sess. (June 7, 1973)

        HR 5228, 93d Cong., 1st Sess. (March 6, 1973)

        HR 2327, 93d Cong., 1st Sess. (Jan. 18, 1973)

        S 1254, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (April 26, 1971)

        117 Cong. Rec. S 5342-43 (daily ed. April 22, 1971)

        S 1254 [Report No. 92-73], 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (April 20, 1971)

        S.Rep.No. 92-73, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (April 20, 1971)

        117 Cong. Rec. S 3220 (daily ed. March 16, 1971)

        S 1254, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (March 16, 1971)

HEARINGS

        Patent Office Bills, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (July 20, 1973)

        Patent Office Legislation, Subcomm. No. 3 of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 18, 1970, July 14, 1967, May 5, 1971)


PL 94-131

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF NOVEMBER 14, 1975

11/14/1975

An act to carry into effect certain provisions of the Patent Cooperation Treaty, and for other purposes.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 94-131, 89 Stat. 685 (Nov. 14, 1975)

        121 Cong. Rec. H10559-10563, 121 Cong. Rec. H10564-10565 (daily ed. Nov. 3, 1975)

        H.Rep.No. 94-592, 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 29, 1975)

        S 24 [Report No. 94-592], 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 29, 1975)

        S 24, 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 23, 1975)

        121 Cong. Rec. S11251-11254 (daily ed. June 21, 1975)

        S 24 [Report No. 94-215], 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 19 (legislative day, June 6), 1975)

        S.Rep.No. 94-215, 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 19 (legislative day, June 6), 1975)

        121 Cong. Rec. S104 (daily ed. Jan. 15, 1975)

        S 24, 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (Jan. 15, 1975)

        HR 10673, 93d Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 2, 1973)

        119 Cong. Rec. S17233-17235 (daily ed. Sept. 21, 1973)

        S 2469, 93d Cong., 1st Sess. (Sept. 21, 1973)

HEARINGS

        Patent Cooperation Treaty, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (July 31, 1975)


PL 95-168

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF NOVEMBER 11, 1977

11/11/1977

An act Granting an extension of patent to the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 95-168, 91 Stat. 1349 (Nov. 11, 1977)

        123 Cong. Rec. H11804-05 (daily ed. Oct. 31, 1977)

        H.Rep.No. 95-745, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 25, 1977)

        S 810 [Report No. 95-745], 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 25, 1977)

        S 810, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (May 16, 1977)

        123 Cong. Rec. S7555 (daily ed. May 13, 1977)

        S 810 [Report No. 95-152], 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (May 13 (legislative day, May 9), 1977)

        S.Rep.No. 95-152, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (May 13 (legislative day, May 9), 1977)

        123 Cong. Rec. S2990 (daily ed. Feb. 24, 1977)

        HR 4077, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (Feb. 24, 1977)

        S 810, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (Feb. 24 (legislative day, Feb. 21), 1977)


PL 97-247

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF AUGUST 27, 1982

08/27/1982

An act to authorize appropriations to the Patent and Trademark Office in the Department of Commerce, and for other purposes.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 97-247, 96 Stat. 317 (August 27, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. S10293 (daily ed. August 12, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. S10293-94 (daily ed. August 12, 1982)

        S.Res. 434, 97th Cong., 2d Sess. (July 27 (legislative day, July 12), 1982, August 5 (legislative day, July 12), 1982, August 12 (legislative day, July 12), 1982)

        S.Res. 434, 97th Cong., 2d Sess. (July 27 (legislative day, July 12), 1982, August 5 (legislative day, July 12), 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. S9234 (daily ed. July 27, 1982)

        S.Res. 434, 97th Cong., 2d Sess. (July 27 (legislative day, July 12), 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. S8136 (daily ed. July 13, 1982)

        HR 6260, 97th Cong., 2d Sess. (June 9 (legislative day, June 8), 1982, July 6, 1982)

        HR 6260, 97th Cong., 2d Sess. (June 9 (legislative day, June 8), 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. H3203-06 (daily ed. June 8, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. E 2683 (daily ed. June 8, 1982)

        HR 6260 [Report No. 97-542], 97th Cong., 2d Sess. (May 17, 1982)

        H.Rep.No. 97-542, 97th Cong., 2d Sess. (May 17, 1982)

        HR 6260, 97th Cong., 2d Sess. (May 4, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. S 3198-3200 (daily ed. March 31, 1982)

        S 2326, 97th Cong., 2d Sess. (March 31 (legislative day, Feb. 22), 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. S2160-63 (daily ed. March 16, 1982)

        S 2211, 97th Cong., 2d Sess. (March 16 (legislative day, Feb. 22), 1982)

        HR 5602, 97th Cong., 2d Sess. (Feb. 24, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. H456-58 (daily ed. Feb. 23, 1982)

 

HEARINGS

        Patent and Trademark Office Authorization, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 11 AND April 22, 1982)

        Copyright Office, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the Copyright Royalty Tribunal, Oversight HEARINGS Before the Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 4 AND June 11, 1981)

 

PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS

        Ronald Wilson Reagan, Statement on Signing H.R. 6260 Into Law. (August 28, 1982)

PL 97-256

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF SEPTEMBER 8, 1982

09/08/1982

An act to make technical and conforming changes in the patent and trademark laws and in the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 97-256, 96 Stat. 816 (Sept. 8, 1982)

        Calendars of the U.S. House of Representatives and History of Legislation, Calendar, HR 3345 (Sept. 8, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. S11059 (daily ed. August 20, 1982)

        HR 3345, 97th Cong., 2d Sess. (March 22 (legislative day, Feb. 22), 1982, August 20 (legislative day, August 17), 1982)

        HR 3345, 97th Cong., 2d Sess. (March 22 (legislative day, Feb. 22), 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. H956-57 (daily ed. March 18, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. H880-81 (daily ed. March 16, 1982)

        HR 3345 [Report No. 97-389], 97th Cong., 1st Sess. (Dec. 11, 1981)

        H.Rep.No. 97-389, 97th Cong., 1st Sess. (Dec. 11, 1981)

        HR 3345, 97th Cong., 1st Sess. (April 30, 1981)

PL 98-417

DRUG PRICE COMPETITION AND PATENT TERM RESTORATION ACT OF 1984

09/24/1984

An act to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise the procedures for new drug applications, to amend title 35, United States Code, to authorize the extension of the patents for certain regulated products, and for other purposes.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 98-417, 98 Stat. 1585 (Sept. 24, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. H9547-48 (daily ed. Sept. 14, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. E3840-41 (daily ed. Sept. 13, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. E3843 (daily ed. Sept. 13, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. S10981-90 (daily ed. Sept. 12, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. S11096 (daily ed. Sept. 12, 1984)

        S.Con. 141, 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (Sept. 12 (legislative day, Sept. 5), 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. H9105-51 (daily ed. Sept. 6, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. S. 10589 (daily ed. August 10, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. S10631 (daily ed. August 10, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. S10503-13 (daily ed. August 10, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. E3621 (daily ed. August 10, 1984)

        S 2926, 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 9 (legislative day, August 6), 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. H8628-32 (daily ed. August 8, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. H8701-13 (daily ed. August 8, 1984)

        H.Rep.No. 98-974, 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 8, 1984)

        H.Res. 569, 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 8, 1984)

        HR 3605 [Report No. 98-857, Parts I and II], 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 1, 1984)

        H.Rep.No. 98-857, Part 2, 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 1, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. S8950 (daily ed. June 29, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. S8950-51 (daily ed. June 29, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. S8951 (daily ed. June 29, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. S8915-21 (daily ed. June 29, 1984)

        S.Rep.No. 98-547, 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (June 29 (legislative day, June 25), 1984)

        HR 5929, 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (June 26, 1984)

        S 1538, 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (June 23 (legislative day, June 20), 1983, June 26 (legislative day, June 25), 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. S8177-79 (daily ed. June 25, 1984)

        S 1816 [Report No. 98-529], 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (June 25, 1984)

        S.Rep.No. 98-529, 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (June 25, 1984)

        HR 3605 [Report No. 98-857, Part I], 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (June 21, 1984)

        H.Rep.No. 98-857, Part 1, 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (June 21, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. S6978-85 (daily ed. June 12, 1984)

        S 2748, 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (June 12 (legislative day, June 11), 1984)

        HR 5638, 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (May 10, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. S3285 (daily ed. March 27, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. S2330 (daily ed. March 5, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. E357-58 (daily ed. Feb. 7, 1984)

        HR 4643, 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (Jan. 25, 1984)

        129 Cong. Rec. S16729 (daily ed. Nov. 17, 1983)

        129 Cong. Rec. S11775 (daily ed. August 4, 1983)

        S 1816, 98th Cong., 1st Sess. (August 4 (legislative day, August 1), 1983)

        129 Cong. Rec. S10773 (daily ed. July 25, 1983)

        129 Cong. Rec. E3581 (daily ed. July 19, 1983)

        HR 3605, 98th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 19, 1983)

        129 Cong. Rec. E3459-60 (daily ed. July 13, 1983)

        129 Cong. Rec. E3384-85 (daily ed. July 11, 1983)

        129 Cong. Rec. E3316 (daily ed. June 30, 1983)

        HR 3502, 98th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 30, 1983)

        129 Cong. Rec. S9009-10 (daily ed. June 23, 1983)

        S 1538, 98th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 23 (legislative day, June 20), 1983)

        129 Cong. Rec. S6863-64 (daily ed. May 17, 1983)

        S 1306, 98th Cong., 1st Sess. (May 17 (legislative day, May 16), 1983)

        129 Cong. Rec. H2187-88 (daily ed. April 19, 1983)

        HR 2610, 98th Cong., 1st Sess. (April 19, 1983)

        128 Cong. Rec. H7158-59 (daily ed. Sept. 16, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. E4159 (daily ed. Sept. 15, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. E4184 (daily ed. Sept. 15, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. E4194 (daily ed. Sept. 15, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. E4205 (daily ed. Sept. 15, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. H6982 (daily ed. Sept. 15, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. H6983 (daily ed. Sept. 15, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. H6983 (daily ed. Sept. 15, 1982) 2

        128 Cong. Rec. H6986-87 (daily ed. Sept. 15, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. E4158 (daily ed. Sept. 14, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. H6916-24 (daily ed. Sept. 13, 1982)

        128 Cong. Rec. E3771 (daily ed. August 10, 1982)

        HR 6444 [Report No. 97-696], 97th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 4, 1982)

        H.Rep.No. 97-696, 97th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 4, 1982)

        HR 6444, 97th Cong., 2d Sess. (May 20, 1982)

        127 Cong. Rec. S11329 (daily ed. Oct. 7, 1981)

        127 Cong. Rec. S11329 (daily ed. Oct. 7, 1981) 2

        127 Cong. Rec. S7542 (daily ed. July 13, 1981)

        S 255, 97th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 13, 1981)

        127 Cong. Rec. S 7354-56 (daily ed. July 9, 1981)

        S.Rep.No. 97-138, 97th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 16 (legislative day, June 1), 1981)

        S 255, 97th Cong., 1st Sess. (Jan. 27 (legislative day, Jan. 5), 1981, June 10 (legislative day, June 1), 1981)

        127 Cong. Rec. S 4170-71 (daily ed. April 29, 1981)

        127 Cong. Rec. E577 (daily ed. Feb. 19, 1981)

        127 Cong. Rec. E545 (daily ed. Feb. 18, 1981)

        HR 1937, 97th Cong., 1st Sess. (Feb. 18, 1981)

        127 Cong. Rec. S674-77 (daily ed. Jan. 27, 1981)

        S 255, 97th Cong., 1st Sess. (Jan. 27 (legislative day, Jan. 5), 1981)

        HR 7952, 96th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 19, 1980)

        126 Cong. Rec. S 8685-87 (daily ed. June 27, 1980)

        S 2892, 96th Cong., 2d Sess. (June 27 (legislative day, June 12), 1980)

        H.Rep.No. 1840, 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 20, 1964)

        S 2967, 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (July 1, 1964)

        110 Cong. Rec. 13287 (daily ed. June 15, 1964)

        HR 4994 [Report No. 1417], 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (May 19, 1964)

        H.Rep.No. 1417, 88th Cong., 2d Sess. (May 19, 1964)

        HR 4994, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (March 19, 1963)

HEARINGS

        Anticounterfeiting and Textile Labeling, Subcomm. on Commerce, Transportation, and Tourism of the Comm. on Energy and Commerce (June 28, 1984)

        S. Hrg. 98-1102, Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act of 1984, Comm. on Labor and Human Resources (June 28, 1984)

        Innovation and Patent Law Reform, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 28, April 26, AND June 6, 27, 1984) Part A, 1st 500 pages

        Innovation and Patent Law Reform, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 28, April 26, AND June 6, 27, 1984) Part B, remaining pages

        Innovation and patent Law Reform, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 28, April 26, AND June 6, 27, 1984) Part A, 1st 500 pages 2

        Innovation and patent Law Reform, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 28, April 26, AND June 6, 27, 1984) Part B, remaining pages 2

        Innovation and patent Law Reform, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 28, April 26, AND June 6, 27, 1984) Part A, 1st 500 pages 3

        Innovation and Patent Law Reform, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 28, April 26, AND June 6, 27, 1984) Part B, remaining pages 3

        S. Hrg. 98-863, Textile Fiber and Wool Products Identification Improvement Act, Subcomm. on the Consumer of the Comm. on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (April 25, 1984)

        Drug Legislation, Subcomm. on Health and the Environment of the Comm. on Energy and Commerce (July 25, 1983, Oct. 3, 1983)

        S. Hrg. 98-578, The Patent Term Restoration Act of 1983, Subcomm. on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks of the Comm. on the Judiciary (June 22, July 19, AND August 2, 1983)

        S. Hrg. 98-409, The Patent Law Amendments Act of 1983, Subcomm. on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks of the Comm. on the Judiciary (July 20, 1983)

        Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (April 20, 1983)

        S. Hrg. 98-218, Oversight of the Patent and Trademark Office, Subcomm. on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks of the Comm. on the Judiciary (April 7, 1983)

        Patent Term Restoration Act of 1981, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (July 22, Sept. 30, Oct. 1, 7, Nov. 5, 12, AND 18, 1981) Part A, 1st 500 pages

        Patent Term Restoration Act of 1981, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (July 22, Sept. 30, Oct. 1, 7, Nov. 5, 12, AND 18, 1981) Part B, remaining pages

        The Patent Term Restoration Act of 1981--S. 255, Comm. on the Judiciary (April 30, 1981)

        Steel Container Labeling and Woven Label Identification, Subcomm. of the Comm. on Interstate and Foreign Commerce (Nov. 6, 1963)

PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS

        Ronald Wilson Reagan, Remarks on Signing S. 1538 Into Law. September 24, 1984 (Sept. 24, 1984)


PL 98-622

PATENT LAW AMENDMENTS ACT OF 1984

11/08/1984

An act to amend title 35, United States Code, to increase the effectiveness of the patent laws, and for other purposes.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 98-622, 98 Stat. 3383 (Nov. 8, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. H12231-32 (daily ed. Oct. 12, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. S14537 (daily ed. Oct. 12, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. S14446 (daily ed. Oct. 11, 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. S14248-50 (daily ed. Oct. 11, 1984)

        S 1535 [Report No. 98-663], 98th Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 5 (legislative day, Sept. 24), 1984)

        S.Rep.No. 98-663, 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (Oct. 5 (legislative day, Sept. 24), 1984)

        HR 6286, 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (Oct. 2 (legislative day, Sept. 24), 1984, Oct. 4 (legislative day, Sept. 24), 1984)

        HR 6286, 98th Cong., 2d Sess. (Oct. 2 (legislative day, Sept. 24), 1984)

        130 Cong. Rec. H10522-32 (daily ed. Oct. 1, 1984)

        129 Cong. Rec. E5693-94 (daily ed. Nov. 18, 1983)

        129 Cong. Rec. E5777-79 (daily ed. Nov. 18, 1983)

        HR 4526, 98th Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 18, 1983)

        HR 4525, 98th Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 18, 1983)

        HR 4527, 98th Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 18, 1983)

        HR 4528, 98th Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 18, 1983)

        HR 4462, 98th Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 17, 1983)

        129 Cong. Rec. S9005-06 (daily ed. June 23, 1983)

        S 1535, 98th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 23 (legislative day, June 20), 1983)

HEARINGS

        Innovation and Patent Law Reform, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 28, April 26, AND June 6, 27, 1984) Part A, 1st 500 pages

        Innovation and Patent Law Reform, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 28, April 26, AND June 6, 27, 1984) Part B, remaining pages

        Innovation and Patent Law Reform, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 28, April 26, AND June 6, 27, 1984) Part A, 1st 500 pages 2

        Innovation and Patent Law Reform, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 28, April 26, AND June 6, 27, 1984) Part B, remaining pages 2

        Innovation and Patent Law Reform, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 28, April 26, AND June 6, 27, 1984) Part A, 1st 500 pages 3

        Innovation and Patent Law Reform, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 28, April 26, AND June 6, 27, 1984) Part B, remaining pages

        S. Hrg. 98-1008, Patent Law Improvements Act, Subcomm. on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks of the Comm. on the Judiciary (April 3, 1984)

 

PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS

        Ronald Wilson Reagan, Statement on Signing H.R. 6286 Into Law. (Nov. 9, 1984)


PL 99-502

FEDERAL TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER ACT OF 1986

10/20/1986

An act to amend the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 to promote technology transfer by authorizing Government-operated laboratories to enter into cooperative research agreements and by establishing a Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer within the National Bureau of Standards, and for other purposes.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 99-502, 100 Stat. 1785 (Oct. 20, 1986)

        Calendar of the House of Representatives, Calendar, HR 3773 (Oct. 20, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. H9399-9402 (daily ed. Oct. 7, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. S15131-33 (daily ed. Oct. 3, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. H8883-88 (daily ed. Oct. 2, 1986)

        H.R.Conf.Rep.No. 99-953, 99th Cong., 2d Sess. (Oct. 2, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. S14458 (daily ed. Oct. 1, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. H6150 (daily ed. August 13, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. S11133-34 (daily ed. August 9, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. S11092-104 (daily ed. August 9, 1986)

        HR 3773 [Report No. 99-283], 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (May 21 (legislative day, May 19), 1986)

        HR 3773 [Report No. 99-283], 99th Cong., 2d Sess. (April 21, 1986)

        S.Rep.No. 99-283, 99th Cong., 2d Sess. (April 21, 1986)

        HR 3773, 99th Cong., 2d Sess. (Dec. 11 (legislative day, Dec. 9), 1985, March 20 (legislative day, March 18), 1986)

        131 Cong. Rec. S17714 (daily ed. Dec. 16, 1985)

        131 Cong. Rec. E5608 (daily ed. Dec. 12, 1985)

        HR 3773, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (Dec. 11 (legislative day, Dec. 9), 1985)

        131 Cong. Rec. S17369-70 (daily ed. Dec. 10, 1985)

        131 Cong. Rec. E5530 (daily ed. Dec. 10, 1985)

        131 Cong. Rec. S17240-44 (daily ed. Dec. 9, 1985)

        131 Cong. Rec. H11441-48, 131 Cong. Rec. H11457-58 (daily ed. Dec. 9, 1985)

        S 1914, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (Dec. 9, 1985)

        HR 3773 [Report No. 99-415], 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (Dec. 5, 1985)

        H.Rep.No. 99-415, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (Dec. 5, 1985)

        HR 3773, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 18, 1985)

        131 Cong. Rec. E909-10 (daily ed. March 19, 1985)

        HR 1572, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (March 19, 1985)

        HR 695, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (Jan. 24, 1985)

        131 Cong. Rec. S186-190 (daily ed. Jan. 3, 1985)

        S 65, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (Jan. 3, 1985)

 

HEARINGS

        Technology Transfer, Joint Hearing before the Comm. on Science and Technology and the Subcomm. on Energy Research and Development of the Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources (Sept. 4, 1986)

        Technology Transfer and Patent Policy: Doe and Other Perspectives, Subcomm. on Energy Research and Production and the Subcomm. on Science, Research and Technology of the Comm. on Science and Technology (July 15, 1985)

        S. Hrg. 99-233, New Technologies on Economic Competitiveness, Subcomm. on Science, Technology, and Space of the Comm. on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (April 17, May 2, AND July 1, 1985)

        Technology Transfer, Subcomm. on Science, Research and Technology of the Comm. on Science and Technology (May 21, 22, 1985)


PL 99-523

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF OCTOBER 22, 1986

10/20/1986

Joint resolution to commemorate the bicentennial anniversary of the first patent and the first copyright laws.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 99-523, 100 Stat. 3002 (Oct. 22, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. H9880 (daily ed. Oct. 10, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. S7206 (daily ed. June 10, 1986)

        131 Cong. Rec. S9900 (daily ed. July 23, 1985)

        S.J.R. 169, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 23 (legislative day, July 16), 1985)


PL 99-607

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF NOVEMBER 6, 1986

11/06/1986

An act to authorize appropriations for the Patent and Trademark Office in the Department of Commerce, and for other purposes.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 99-607, 100 Stat. 3470 (Nov. 6, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. S17323-25 (daily ed. Oct. 18, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. H8967-68 (daily ed. Oct. 2, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. S7068 (daily ed. June 6, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. S7040-42 (daily ed. June 6, 1986)

        HR 2434 [Report No. 99-305], 99th Cong., 2d Sess. (May 20 (legislative day, May 19), 1986)

        S.Rep.No. 99-305, 99th Cong., 2d Sess. (May 20 (legislative day, May 19), 1986)

        HR 2434, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 25 (legislative day, June 3), 1985)

        131 Cong. Rec. H4767-68 (daily ed. June 24, 1985)

        HR 2434 [Report No. 99-104], 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (May 15, 1985)

        H.Rep.No. 99-104, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (May 15, 1985)

        HR 2434, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (May 8, 1985)

        S 866, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (April 3 (legislative day, Feb. 18), 1985)

        131 Cong. Rec. E1021 (daily ed. March 20, 1985)

        HR 1628, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (March 20, 1985)

 

HEARINGS

        S. Hrg. 99-291, Patent and Trademark Office Authorization, Subcomm. on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks of the Comm. on the Judiciary (July 23, 1985)

        United States Patent and Trademark Office Authorization, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 21, 1985)

PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS

        22 Weekly Comp. Pres. Doc. 1501, Patent and Trademark Office Appropriations for Fiscal Years 1987 and 1988 (Nov. 6, 1986)


PL 99-616

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF NOVEMBER 6, 1986

11/06/1986

An Act to amend the patent laws implementing the Patent Cooperation Treaty.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 99-616, 100 Stat. 3485 (Nov. 6, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. H11462-63 (daily ed. Oct. 17, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. H10458-62 (daily ed. Oct. 16, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. S16841-842 (daily ed. Oct. 16, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. H10024-25 (daily ed. Oct. 14, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. S15017-18 (daily ed. Oct. 3, 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. S15049-52 (daily ed. Oct. 3, 1986)

        HR 4899, 99th Cong., 2d Sess. (Sept. 18 (legislative day, Sept. 15), 1986)

        132 Cong. Rec. H6919-22 (daily ed. Sept. 16, 1986)

        HR 4899 [Report No. 99-807], 99th Cong., 2d Sess. (Sept. 9, 1986)

        H.Rep.No. 99-807, 99th Cong., 2d Sess. (Sept. 9, 1986)

        HR 4899, 99th Cong., 2d Sess. (May 22, 1986)

        S.Rep.No. 99-275, 99th Cong., 2d Sess. (March 27 (legislative day, March 18), 1986)

        131 Cong. Rec. S7393-94 (daily ed. June 4, 1985)

        S 1230, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 4 (legislative day, June 3), 1985)

        S 1230, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 4 (legislative day, June 3), 1985) 2

        130 Cong. Rec. S14103-14105 (daily ed. Oct. 10, 1984)

        S 3085, 99th Cong., 2d Sess. (Oct. 10 (legislative day, Sept. 24), 1984)

 

HEARINGS

        Intellectual Property and Trade, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (Feb. 19, April 23, and May 21, 1986) Part A, 1st 500 pages

        Intellectual Property and Trade, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (Feb. 19, April 23, and May 21, 1986) Part B, remaining pages


PL 100-703

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF NOVEMBER 19, 1988

11/19/1988

An act to authorize appropriations for the Patent and Trademark Office in the Department of Commerce, and for other purposes

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 100-703, 102 Stat. 4674 (Nov. 19, 1988)

        134 Cong. Rec. S17146-49 (daily ed. Oct. 21, 1988)

        134 Cong. Rec. H10646-49 (daily ed. Oct. 20, 1988)

        H.Res. 597, 100th Cong., 2d Sess. (Oct. 20, 1988)

        134 Cong. Rec. S16154 (daily ed. Oct. 14, 1988)

        134 Cong. Rec. S15947-48 (daily ed. Oct. 14, 1988)

        HR 4972, 100th Cong., 2d Sess. (Oct. 5 (legislative day, Sept. 26), 1988, Oct. 6, 1988)

        134 Cong. Rec. H9674-77 (daily ed. Oct. 5, 1988)

        HR 4972, 100th Cong., 2d Sess. (June 30, 1988)

HEARINGS

        Patent and Trademark Office Authorization, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (July 27, 1988)

        Patent Licensing Reform Act of 1988, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (May 11, 1988)


PL 102-204

PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE AUTHORIZATION ACT OF 1991.

12/10/1991

An act to authorize appropriations for the Patent and Trademark Office in the Department of Commerce for fiscal year 1992, and for other purposes.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 102-204, 105 Stat. 1636 (Dec. 10, 1991)

        137 Cong. Rec. S18812 (daily ed. Dec. 18, 1991)

        137 Cong. Rec. S18776-77 (daily ed. Nov. 27, 1991)

        137 Cong. Rec. S18709, 137 Cong. Rec. 18777 (daily ed. Nov. 27, 1991)

        S.Con. 85, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 27 (legislative day, Nov. 23), 1991)

        HR 3531, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 26 (legislative day, Nov. 23), 1991)

        S 793, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (April 9, 1991, Nov. 26 (legislative day Nov. 23), 1991)

        S.Rep.No. 102-245, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 26 (legislative day, Nov. 23), 1991)

        137 Cong. Rec. H11254-57 (daily ed. Nov. 25, 1991)

        HR 3531, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 9, 1991, Nov. 25, 1991)

        H.Rep.No. 102-382, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 25, 1991)

        137 Cong. Rec. E3336 (daily ed. Oct. 9, 1991)

        HR 3531, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 9, 1991)

        S 793, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (April 9, 1991)

        137 Cong. Rec. E1137 (daily ed. March 22, 1991)

        HR 1613, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (March 22, 1991)

HEARINGS

        Reauthorization of the Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, Subcomm. on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration of the Comm. on the Judiciary (May 8 AND 9, 1991)

        S. Hrg. 102-118, Authorization of Funds for the Patent and Trademark Office, Subcomm. on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks of the Comm. on the Judiciary (April 11, 1991)


PL 102-560

PATENT AND PLANT VARIETY PROTECTION REMEDY CLARIFICATION ACT.

10/28/1992

An act to clarify that States, instrumentalities of States, and officers and employees of States acting in their official capacity, are subject to suit in Federal court by any person for infringement of patents and plant variety protections, and that all the remedies can be obtained in such suit that can be obtained in a suit against a private entity.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 102-560, 106 Stat. 4230 (Oct. 28, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. H11130-31 (daily ed. Oct. 3, 1992)

        S 758, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (June 15, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. S8146-47 (daily ed. June 12, 1992)

        S 758, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (March 21 (legislative day, Feb. 6), 1991, May 12 (legislative day, March 26), 1992)

        S.Rep.No. 102-280, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (May 12, (legislative day, March 26), 1992)

        137 Cong. Rec. S4046-48 (daily ed. March 21, 1991)

        S 758, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (March 21 (legislative day, Feb. 6), 1991)

        136 Cong. Rec. S1756-57 (daily ed. Feb. 27, 1990)

        S 2193, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (Feb. 27 (legislative day, Jan. 23), 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. E40 (daily ed. Jan. 24, 1990)

        HR 3886, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (Jan. 24, 1990)

HEARINGS

        Patent Remedy Clarification Act, Subcomm. on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (Feb. 6, 1990)

PL 103-179

PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE AUTHORIZATION ACT OF 1993.

12/03/1993

An act to authorize appropriations for the Patent and Trademark Office in the Department of Commerce for fiscal year 1994, and for other purposes.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 103-179, 107 Stat. 2040 (Dec. 3, 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. S16866-67 (daily ed. Nov. 20, 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. H10256-57 (daily ed. Nov. 19, 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. S15619-20 (daily ed. Nov. 10, 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. S15633-34 (daily ed. Nov. 10, 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. S14031 (daily ed. Oct. 20, 1993)

        HR 2632, 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 14 (legislative day, Oct. 13), 1993, Oct. 20 (legislative day, Oct. 13), 1993)

        HR 2632, 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 14 (legislative day, Oct. 13), 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. H7697-98 (daily ed. Oct. 12, 1993)

        HR 2632, 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (July 14, 1993, Oct. 12, 1993)

        H.Rep.No. 103-285, 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 12, 1993)

        HR 2632, 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (July 14, 1993)

        S 409, 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (Feb. 18 (legislative day, Jan. 5), 1993)

        HR 5248, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (May 21, 1992)

HEARINGS

        Patent and Trademark Office Authorization Act of 1993, Subcomm. on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration of the Comm. on the Judiciary (July 28, 1993)

        Patent and Trademark Office Authorization Act of 1992, Subcomm. on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration of the Comm. on the Judiciary (May 28, 1992)


 

Pub. L. No. 104-41

An Act to Amend Title 35, United States Code, with Respect to Patents on Biotechnological Processes

November 1, 1995

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

Volume 1

        Table_of_contents

        Public Law No. 104-41 as Enacted November 1, 1995 Public Law

        House Report No. 104-178 to Accompany H.R. 587, Biotechnological Process Patents

        Senate Report No. 103-82 to Accompany S. 298

        House Report No. 103-728 to Accompany H.R. 4307, Applications for Process Patents

        Senate Report No. 102-260 to Accompany S. 654

        Patents on Biotechnological Processes

        Amending Title 35, United States Code, with Respect to Patents on Certain Processes

        Application for Process Patents, Hearing before the Subcommittee

        Biotechnology Patent Protection Act, Hearing before the Senate Subcommittee

        Biotechnology Patent Protection Act of 1991, Hearing before the House Subcommittee

        Biotechnology Patent Protection, Hearing before the House Subcommittee on Courts

Volume 2

        Table_of_contents

        H.R. 587 a Bill to Amend Title 35, United States Code

        H.R. 587 as Reported (House Report No. 104-178), July 11, 1995 Bills

        S. 1111 a Bill to Amend Title 35, United States Code

        S. 1111 as Reported without Amendment or Written Report

        H.R. 760 a Bill to Amend Title 35, United States Code

        H.R. 4307 a Bill to Amend Title 35, United States Code

        H.R. 4307 as Passed the House and Received in the Senate

         S. 298 a Bill to Amend Title 35, United States Code

        S. 298 as Reported (Senate Report No. 108-32), July 1, 1993 Bills

        S. 654 a Bill to Amend Title 35, United States Code

        S. 654 as Reported (Senate Report No. 102-260), March 11, 1992 Bills

        H.R. 1417 as Bill to Amend Title 35, United States Code

        H.R. 3957 a Bill to Amend Title 35, United States Code

        H.R. 5664 a Bill to Amend Title 35, United States Code

        S. 2326 a Bill to Amend Title 35, United States Code

        Introduction of the Biotech Process Patent Protection Act of 1995

        Biotechnology Patent Protection Act of 1995, Remarks in the Senate by Mr. Hatch

        Senate Consideration and Passage of S. 1111, September 28, 1995

        Biotechnology Process Patents, Remarks in the Senate by Mr. Hatch

        House Consideration and Passage of H.R. 587 and Subsequent passage of S. 1111

        Biotechnology Patent Protection Act, Extension of Remarks by Mr. Boucher

        Biotechnology Act of 1993, Extension of Remarks by Mr. Moorhead

        Biotechnology Patent Protection Act, Remarks in the Senate by Mr. DeConcini

        Senate Consideration and Passage of S. 298, July 15, 1993, S8815-S8817Debate - 139 Congressional Record 

        House Consideration and Passage of H.R. 4307

        Senate Consideration, Amendment, and Passage of H.R. 4307

        Biotechnology Patent Protection Act of 1991, Remarks in the Senate by Mr. DeConcini

        Biotechnology Patent Protection Act, Extension of Remarks by Mr. Boucher, March 14, 1991

        Biotechnology Patent Protection Act of 1991, Remarks in the Senate by Mr. Domenici

        Senate Consideration, Amendment and Passage of S. 654, September 18, 1992

        Text of S. 654 as Passed the Senate, September 21, 1992, S14313-S14314

        Introduction of the Biotechnology Patent Protection Act, Extension of remarks by Mr. Moorhe

        Biotechnology Patent Protection Act of 1990, Extension of Remarks by Mr. Boucher

        Biotechnology Patent Protection Act of 1990, Remarks in the Senate by Mr. DeConcini

        Process Patent Amendments of 1990, Extension of Remarks by Mr. Boucher

 

Pub. L. No. 104-308

To Enhance Fairness in Compensating Owners of Patents Used by the United States

October 19, 1996 

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

Volume 1

        Table of Contents

        Public Law No. 104-308 as Enacted October 19, 1996

        House Report No. 104-373 to Accompany H.R. 632

        Patents Legislation, Hearings before the House Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property of the Committee on the Judiciary

        To Enhance Fairness in Compensating Owners of Patents Used by the United States

        H.R. 632 a Bill to Enhance Fairness In Compensating Owners of Patents Used by the United States as Introduced by Mr. Frost

        H.R. 632 as Reported (House Reported No. 104-373)

        H.R. 632 as Passed the House and Received in the Senate, December 21, 1995

        S. 880 a Bill to Enhance Fairness in Compensating Owners of Patents Used by the United States as Introduced by Ms. Hutchison

        H.R. 4265 a Bill to Enhance Fairness in Compensating Owners of Patents Used by the United States as Introduced by Mr. Frost

        H.R. 4558 a Bill to Enhance Fairness in Compensating Owners of Patents Used by the United States as Introduced by Mr. Frost

        Legislation Enhancing Fairness in the Compensation of Patent Owners, Remarks in the Senate by Ms. Hutchison

        House Consideration and Passage of H.R. 632, December 12, 1995, H14318-H14319 Debate

        Senate Consideration, Amendment and Passage of H.R. 632, October 3, 1996, S12390-S12391

        House Concurrence in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 632, October 4, 1996, H12281 Debate

        Patent Holder Compensation, Extension of Remarks by Mr. Frost, October 4, 1995, E1925 Debate



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