H.R. 1659 (104th): Patent and Trademark Office Corporation Act of 1995


May 17, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 17, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carlos Moorhead

Representative for California's 27th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 17, 1995
Length: 38 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 35, United States Code, to establish the Patent and Trademark Office as a Government corporation, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/17/1995--Introduced.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Patent and Trademark Office Title II: Effective Date; Technical Amendments Patent and Trademark Office Corporation Act of 1995TitleI - Patent and Trademark OfficeReestablishes the Patent ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 17, 1995

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1659”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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