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544 '1`WEN TY-SEVEN TH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 263. 1842. the oath of his or their intention to become a citizen or citizens who by his, her, or their own industry, genius, efforts, and expense, may have invented or produced any new· and original design for a manufacture, whether of metal or other material or materials, or any new and original design for the printing of woollen, silk, cotton, or other fabrics, or any new and original design for a bust, statue, or bas relief or composition in alto or basso relieve, or any new and original impression or ornament, or to be placed on any article of manufacture, the same being formed in marble or other material, or any new and useful pattern, or print, or picture, to be either worked into or worked on, or printed or painted or cast or otherwise fixed on, any article of manufacture, or any new and original shape or configuration of any article of manufacture not known or used by othds before his, her, or their invention or production thereof, and prior to the time of his, her, or their application for a patent therefor, and who shall desire to obtain an exclusive property or right therein to make, use, and sell and vend the same, or copies of the same, to others, by them to be made, used, and sold, may make application in writing to the Commissioner of Patents expressing such desire, and the Commissioner, on due proceedings had, may grant _ a patent therefor, as in the case now of application for a patent: Pro- P’°"’s°• vided, That the fee in such cases which by the now existing laws would be required of the particular applicant shall be one half the sum, and that the duration of said patent shall be seven years, and that all the regulations and provisions which now apply to the obtaining or proteotion of patents not inconsistent with the provisions of this act shall apply to applications under this section. Um, may be Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the oath required for applitaken before U. cants for patents may be taken, when the applicant is not, for the time §£c“""‘s‘°‘“· being, residing in the United States, before any minister, plenipoten- ` tiary, charge d’affaires, consul, or commercial agent holding commission under the Government of the United States, or before any notary public of the foreign country in which such applicant may be. I’enalty forin- Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That if any person or persons gg‘,§;'§f‘g°pu_ shall paint or print, or mould, cast, carve, or engrave, or stamp, upon tem,,,,, gm by any thing made, used, or sold, by him, for the sole making or selling marking. which he hath not or shall not have obtained letters patent, the name or any imitation of the name of any other person who hath or shall have obtained letters patent for the sole making and vending of such thing, without consent of such patentee, or his assigns or legal representatives; or if any person, upon any such thing not having been purchased, from the patentee, or some person who purchased it from or under such patentee, or not having the license or consent of such patentee, or his assigns or legal representatives, shall write, paint, print, mould, cast, carve, engrave, stamp, or otherwise make or atlix the word "patent," or the words " letters patent," or the word "patentee," or any word or words of like kind, meaning, or import, with the view or intent of imitating. or counterfeiting the stamp, mark, or other device of the patentee, or shall affix the same or any word, stamp, or device, of like import, on any unpatented article, for the purpose of deceiving the public; he, she, or they, so offending, shall be liable for such offence, to a penalty of not HOW recover- less than one hundred dollars, with costs, to be recovered by action in able &c_ any of the circuit courts of the United States, or in any of the district ’ courts of the United States, having the powers and jurisdiction of a circuit court; one half of which penalty, as recovered, shall be paid to the patent fund, and the other half to any person or persons who shall sue for the same. I’¤§¤pl¤¢S»&¤- Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That all patentees and assignees

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