Patents: Hearings Before the Committee on Patents, House of Representatives, Seventy-second Congress, First Session, on General Revision of Patent Laws. January 25, 26, 27, and 28, February 16, 17, 1932

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Page 318 - ... in case of a machine, he shall explain the principle thereof, and the best mode in which he has contemplated applying that principle, so as to distinguish it from other inventions ; and he shall particularly point out and distinctly claim the part, improvement, or combination which he claims as his invention or discovery.
Page 307 - In all cases where there is no opposing party a copy of the bill shall be served on the commissioner; and all the expenses of the proceeding shall be paid by the applicant, whether the final decision is in his favor or not.
Page 319 - The oath or affirmation may be made before any person within the United States authorized by law to administer oaths, or, when the applicant resides in a foreign country, before any minister, charge d'affaires, consul, or commercial agent holding commission under the Government of the United States...
Page 320 - Any person who has invented or discovered any new and useful art, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvements thereof, or who has invented or discovered and asexually reproduced any distinct and new variety of plant, other than a tuber-propagated plant, not known or used by others in this country before his invention or discovery thereof...
Page 100 - I do not want to take up the time of the committee but I am very much interested.
Page 320 - ... country before his invention or discovery thereof, and not patented or described in any printed publication in this or any foreign country before his invention or discovery thereof...
Page 318 - In every original application the applicant must distinctly state under oath that to the best of his knowledge and belief the invention has not been in public use or on sale...
Page 307 - ... and the court having cognizance thereof, on notice to adverse parties and other due proceedings had, imy adjudge that such applicant is entitled, according to law, to receive a patent for his invention, as specified in his claim, or for any part thereof, as the facts in the case may appear.
Page 318 - The applicant shall make oath that he verily believes himself to be the original and first inventor or discoverer of the art, machine, manufacture, composition or improvement for which he solicits a patent; that he does not know and does not believe that the same was ever before known or used, and shall state of what country he is a citizen.
Page 320 - That no application shall be regarded as abandoned which has become the property of the Government of the United States and with respect to which the head of any department of the Government shall have certified to the Commissioner of Patents, within a period of three years, that the invention disclosed therein is Important to the armament or defense of the United States...

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