§ 41 Patent fees; patent and trademark search systems
§ 42 Patent and Trademark Office funding

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 35 > Part I > Chapter 4 - Patent Fees; Funding; Search Systems

  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8
  • international application: means an application filed under the treaty. See 35 USC 256
  • inventor: means the individual or, if a joint invention, the individuals collectively who invented or discovered the subject matter of the invention. See 34 USC 60305
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 1 USC 1
  • process: means process, art or method, and includes a new use of a known process, machine, manufacture, composition of matter, or material. See 34 USC 60305
  • treaty: means the Patent Cooperation Treaty done at Washington, on June 19, 1970. See 35 USC 256