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- Full Title
To amend title 35, United States Code, to afford a personal defense to infringement based on the commercialization of an invention in the United States prior to the filing date of a patent claiming the same invention.
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Aug 4, 1995
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2235”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Moorhead-Schroeder Patent Reform Act
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Last Action: Jun 11, 1996
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2235 — 104th Congress: Prior Domestic Commercial Use Act of 1995. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hr2235
“H.R. 2235 — 104th Congress: Prior Domestic Commercial Use Act of 1995.” www.GovTrack.us. 1995. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hr2235>
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