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Patent, Trademark and Copyright Laws

2017 Edition

Edited by Bureau of National Affairs (BNA)

Paperback
This reference provides intellectual property practitioners with the most important patent, trademark, and copyright laws in the U.S. Code in one convenient volume. The treatise fully incorporates the provisions of the America Invents Act into the U.S. Code sections of the book.
The 2017 Edition of Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Laws:
  • Adds amendments set forth in the “Transnational Drug Trafficking Act of 2015,” Public Law 114-154, enacted May 16, 2016, regarding criminal trademark counterfeiting provisions set forth in 18 U.S.C. §2318 and §2320.
  • Includes provisions of the “Continuing Appropriations Act, 2017,” Public Law 114-223, enacted Sept. 29, 2016, addressing fiscal year 2017 appropriations for the USPTO and the Copyright Office through Dec. 9, 2016.
The accompanying CD-ROM contains the full text of the book and additional useful material, such as the Rules of Practice of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, key international treaties, and legislative history relating to patent reform proposals. The 2017 Editionadds to the CD-ROM the text of H.R. 34, the “21st Century Cures Act,” S. 1402, the “Patents for Humanity Program Improvement Act,” S. This reference provides intellectual property practitioners with the most important patent, trademark, and copyright laws in the U.S. Code in one convenient volume. The treatise fully incorporates the provisions of the America Invents Act into the U.S. Code sections of the book.
The 2017 Edition of Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Laws:
  • Adds amendments set forth in the “Transnational Drug Trafficking Act of 2015,” Public Law 114-154, enacted May 16, 2016, regarding criminal trademark counterfeiting provisions set forth in 18 U.S.C. §2318 and §2320.
  • Includes provisions of the “Continuing Appropriations Act, 2017,” Public Law 114-223, enacted Sept. 29, 2016, addressing fiscal year 2017 appropriations for the USPTO and the Copyright Office through Dec. 9, 2016.
The accompanying CD-ROM contains the full text of the book and additional useful material, such as the Rules of Practice of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, key international treaties, and legislative history relating to patent reform proposals. The 2017 Editionadds to the CD-ROM the text of H.R. 34, the “21st Century Cures Act,” S. 1402, the “Patents for Humanity Program Improvement Act,” S. 2733, the “Venue Equity and Non-Uniformity Elimination Act of 2016,” and USPTO proposed rules related to patent fees and final rules on trademark fees effective Jan. 14, 2017.
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Pages: 1018Size: 6 x 8 3/4
978-1-68267-028-6 • Paperback /CD-ROM • January 2017 • $220.00 • (£145.00)
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