2013 US Code
Title 15 - Commerce and Trade
Chapter 22 - TRADEMARKS (§§ 1051 - 1141n)
Subchapter III - GENERAL PROVISIONS (§§ 1111 - 1129)
Section 1123 - Rules and regulations for conduct of proceedings in Patent and Trademark Office

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 1, Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 22 - TRADEMARKS
SUBCHAPTER III - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 1123 - Rules and regulations for conduct of proceedings in Patent and Trademark Office
Containssection 1123
Date2013
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 16, 2014
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditJuly 5, 1946, ch. 540, title VI, §41, 60 Stat. 440; Pub. L. 93-596, §1, Jan. 2, 1975, 88 Stat. 1949; Pub. L. 106-113, div. B, §1000(a)(9) [title IV, §4732(b)(1)(B)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536, 1501A-583.
Statutes at Large References33 Stat. 730
60 Stat. 440
64 Stat. 1263
88 Stat. 1949
113 Stat. 1536
Public Law ReferencesPublic Law 93-596, Public Law 106-113

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Rules and regulations for conduct of proceedings in Patent and Trademark Office - 15 U.S.C. § 1123 (2013)
§1123. Rules and regulations for conduct of proceedings in Patent and Trademark Office

The Director shall make rules and regulations, not inconsistent with law, for the conduct of proceedings in the Patent and Trademark Office under this chapter.

(July 5, 1946, ch. 540, title VI, §41, 60 Stat. 440; Pub. L. 93–596, §1, Jan. 2, 1975, 88 Stat. 1949; Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, §1000(a)(9) [title IV, §4732(b)(1)(B)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536, 1501A–583.)

PRIOR PROVISIONS

Act Feb. 20, 1905, ch. 592, §26, 33 Stat. 730.

AMENDMENTS

1999—Pub. L. 106–113 substituted "Director" for "Commissioner".

1975—Pub. L. 93–596 substituted "Patent and Trademark Office" for "Patent Office".

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1999 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 106–113 effective 4 months after Nov. 29, 1999, see section 1000(a)(9) [title IV, §4731] of Pub. L. 106–113, set out as a note under section 1 of Title 35, Patents.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1975 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 93–596 effective Jan. 2, 1975, see section 4 of Pub. L. 93–596, set out as a note under section 1111 of this title.

REPEAL AND EFFECT ON EXISTING RIGHTS

Repeal of inconsistent provisions, effect of this chapter on pending proceedings and existing registrations and rights under prior acts, see notes set out under section 1051 of this title.

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and agencies of Department of Commerce, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of Commerce, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 5, of 1950, §§1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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