S. 2255 (94th): Patent Act

Introduced:

Jul 31, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on February 26, 1976 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

John McClellan

Senator from Arkansas

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

A bill for the general revision of the Patent Laws, title 35 of the United States Code.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 31, 1975
 
Introduced

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Feb 24, 1976
 
Reported by Committee

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Feb 26, 1976
 
Passed Senate

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
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