Historical and Revision Notes

Based on Title 35, U.S.C., 1946 ed., § 34, part (R.S. 4890 and 4891).

The change in language in the second paragraph broadens the requirement for specimens.

Editorial Notes

2002—Puspan. L. 107–273 made technical correction to directory language of Puspan. L. 106–113. See 1999 Amendment note below.

1999—Puspan. L. 106–113, as amended by Puspan. L. 107–273, substituted “Director” for “Commissioner” in two places.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1999 Amendment

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