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107 STAT. 2040 PUBLIC LAW 103-179—DEC. 3, 1993 Public Law 103-179 103d Congress Dec. 3, 1993 [H.R. 2632] Patent and Trademark Office Authorization Act of 1993. 15 USC 1113 note. An Act To authorize appropriations for the Patent and Trademark Office in the Department of Commerce for fiscal year 1994, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the Tatent and Trademark Office Authorization Act of 1993". SEC. 2. AUTHORIZATION OF AMOUNTS AVAILABLE TO THE PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE. (a) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. —There is authorized to be appropriated to the Patent and Trademark Office for scdaries and necessary expenses the sum of $103,000,000 for fiscal year 1994, to be derived from deposits in the Patent and Trademark Office Fee Surcharge Fund established under section 10101 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 (35 U.S.C. note). (b) FEES.—There are also authorized to be made available to the Patent and Trademark Office for fiscal year 1994, to the extent provided in advance in appropriation Acts, such sums as are equal to the amount collected during such fiscal year from fees under title 35, United States Code, and the Trademark Act of 1946 (15 U.S.C. 1051 and following). SEC. 3. AMOUNTS AUTHORIZED TO BE CARRIED OVER. Amounts appropriated or made available pursuant to this Act may remain available until expended. SEC. 4. ADJUSTMENT OF TRADEMARK FEES. Effective on the date of the enactment of this Act, the fee under section 31(a) of the Trademark Act of 1946 (15 U.S.C. 1113(a)) for filing an application for the registration of a trademark shall be $245. Any adjustment of such fee under the second sentence of such section may not be effective before October 1, 1994. SEC. 5. INTERIM PATENT EXTENSIONS. Section 156 of title 35, United States Code, is amended— (1) in subsection (c)(4) by striking out "extended" and inserting "extended under subsection (e)(l)"; (2) in the second sentence of subsection (d)(1) by striking "Such" and inserting "Except as provided in paragraph (5), such"; and (3) by adding at the end of subsection (d) the following new paragraph: