Patent Extension: Hearings ... H.R. 323, June 20 & 22, 1951

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Page 36 - ... a notice of such application, and of the time and place when and where the same will be considered, that any person may appear and show cause why the extension should not be granted.
Page 1 - The Commissioner of Patents, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, may from time to time establish regulations, not inconsistent with law, for the conduct of proceedings in the Patent Office.
Page 2 - When an appeal is taken to the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, the appellant shall give notice thereof to the Commissioner, and shall file in the Patent Office his reasons of appeal, specifically set forth in writing, within such time after the date of the decision appealed from, not less than sixty days, as the Commissioner appoints.
Page 36 - Office; and thereupon the said patent shall have the same effect in law as though it had been originally granted for the term of twenty-one years...
Page 36 - ... the Secretary of State, the Commissioner of the Patent Office, and the Solicitor of the Treasury, shall constitute a board to hear and decide upon the evidence produced before them, both for and against the extension, and shall sit for that purpose at the time and place designated in the published notice thereof. The patentee shall furnish to said board a statement, in writing, under oath, of the ascertained value of the invention...
Page 36 - Patent-office, setting forth the grounds thereof ; and the Commissioner shall, on the applicant's paying the sum of forty dollars to the credit of the treasury, as in the case of an original application for a patent, cause to be published in one or more of the...
Page 36 - ... without neglect or fault on his part, having failed to obtain from the use and sale of his invention, a reasonable remuneration for the time, ingenuity, and expense bestowed upon the same, and the introduction thereof into use, it shall be the duty of the commissioner to renew and extend the patent, by making a certificate thereon of such extension, for the term of seven years from and after the expiration of the first term ; which certificate...
Page 37 - ... of these restrictions in one special law, and the omission of them in another, shows that in the latter Congress did not intend to exempt the purchaser from the necessity of obtaining a new license from the patentee. And that Congress might well suppose that one inventor had stronger claims upon the public than another, and might on that account give him larger privileges on the renewal. But this argument only looks to one side of the question, that is to the interest and claims of the inventor....
Page 4 - That any licensee under a patent which is extended shall have the option of continuing the license for the period of the extension or any part thereof on the same terms and conditions as contained in the existing license, or of discontinuing said license on the expiration of the original term of the patent...
Page 2 - States, who, before the passage of this act, was bona fide in possession of any rights in patents or applications for patent conflicting with rights in patents granted or validated by reason of such extension...

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