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[85 STAT. 364]
[85 STAT. 364]
PUBLIC LAW 92-000—MMMM. DD, 1971

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PUBLIC LAW 92-132-OCT. 5, 1971

[85 STAT.

Public Law 92-132 October 5, 1971

AN ACT

[s. 1253]

To amend section 6 of title 35, United States Code, "Patents", to authorize domestic and international studies and programs relating to patents and trademarks.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the ma^ks^*^*^' ^^^^^' United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 6 of International title 35, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: partYclipation.' "§ 6. Dutlcs of Commissioner 66 Stat. 793. a^^-^ rjij^g Commissioner, under the direction of the Secretary of Commerce, shall superintend or perform all duties required b ^ law respecting the granting and issuing of patents and the registration of trademarks; shall have the authority to carry on studies and programs regarding domestic and international patent and trademark law; and shall have charge of property belonging to the Patent Office. He may, subject to the approval of the Secretary of Commerce, establish regulations, not inconsistent with law, for the conduct of proceedings in the Patent Office. "(b) The Commissioner, under the direction of the Secretary of Commerce, may, in coordination with the Department of State, carry on programs and studies cooperatively with foreign patent offices and international intergovernmental organizations, or may authorize such programs and studies to be carried on, in connection with the performance of duties stated in subsection (a) of this section. J^^"^^^"" °^ "(c) The Commissioner, under the direction of the Secretary of fund Commerce, may, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State, transfer funds appropriated to the Patent Office, not to exceed $100,000 in any year, to the Department of State for the purpose of making special payments to international intergovernmental organizations for studies and programs for advancing international cooperation concerning patents, trademarks, and related matters. These special payments may be in addition to any other payments or contributions to the international organization and shall not be subject to any limitations imposed by law on the amounts of such other payments or contributions by the Government of the United States." Approved October 5, 1971.

Public Law 92-133 „, ^ •:,071 October 5, 1971

[H. R. 10538] ^ Real estate loans

Extension. 7 USC 1928.

AN ACT

To extend the authority for insuring loans under the Consolidated Farmers Be it enacted by Home Administration Act of 1961. the Seriate and House of Representatives of the

United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 308 of the ConsoUdated Farmers Home Administration Act of 1961 is amended by striking out "until October 1, 1971, loans" and inserting in lieu thereof "Loans". Approved October 5, 1971.