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Jul 31, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976
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.
Senator from Arkansas
A bill for the general revision of the Patent Laws, title 35 of the United States Code.
2/24/1976--Reported to Senate amended.(Reported to Senate from the Committee on the Judiciary with amendment, S. Rept. 94-642) Patent Act - Continues the Patent and Trademark Office as a quasi-independent agency ... Read more >
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