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§ 363.
International application designating the United States: Effect

An international application designating the United States shall have the effect, from its international filing date under article 11 of the treaty, of a national application for patent regularly filed in the Patent and Trademark Office.

(Added Pub. L. 94–131, § 1, Nov. 14, 1975, 89 Stat. 686; amended Pub. L. 98–622, title IV, § 403(a), Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3392; Pub. L. 112–29, §§ 3(g)(3), 20(j), Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 288, 335.)