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Amendment of Title 35
United States Code

To Incorporate Trademark Provisions and Certain Other Provisions of Intellectual Property Law


The bill revises and restates certain laws relating to trademarks and other intellectual property and enacts those provisions as subtitles III and IV of title 35, United States Code, and redesignates that title as ''Patents, Trademarks, and Other Intellectual Property''.

The bill was prepared by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel as part of the Office's ongoing responsibility under section 205(c) of House Resolution No. 988, 93d Congress, as enacted into law by Public Law 93-554 (2 U.S.C. 285b), ''[t]o prepare, and submit to the Committee on the Judiciary one title at a time, a complete compilation, restatement, and revision of the general and permanent laws of the United States''.

PDF Versions

PDF version of Draft Bill.

PDF version of the EXPLANATION (including a disposition table and section-by-section explanation of the bill).

Questions and Comments

Questions and comments about this proposed codification bill should be directed to:

     Kenneth I. Paretzky, Senior Counsel
     Office of the Law Revision Counsel
     H2-304 Ford House Office Building
     United States House of Representatives
     Washington, D.C. 20515

     Email: Ken Paretzky
     Telephone: (202) 226-9061