Rules of Practice in the United States Patent Office ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1888

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Page 11 - ... in such full, clear, concise, and exact terms as to enable any person skilled in the art or science to which it appertains, or with which it is most nearly connected, to make, construct, compound, and use the same...
Page 13 - 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 52 - ... to hold by virtue of the patent or assignment, stating therein the extent of his Interest in such patent. Such disclaimer shall be in writing, attested by one or more witnesses, and recorded In the Patent Office ; and it shall thereafter be considered as part of the original spécification to the extent of the Interest possessed by the claimant and by those claiming under him after the record thereof.
Page 14 - Such oath 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...
Page 83 - Now, therefore, to all whom it may concern, be it known that, for and in consideration of the sum of — — dollars to me in hand paid...
Page 15 - The size of a sheet on which a drawing is made must be exactly 10 by 15 inches. One inch from its edges a single marginal line is to be drawn, leaving the "sight
Page 11 - ... after any action therein, of which notice shall have been given to the applicant, they shall be regarded as abandoned by the parties thereto, unless it be shown to the satisfaction of the Commissioner of Patents that such delay was unavoidable.
Page 9 - ... any person who, by his own industry, genius, efforts, and expense, has invented and produced any new and original design for a manufacture, bust, statue, alto-relievo, or bas-relief; any new and original design for the printing of woolen, silk, cotton, or other fabrics, any new and original impression, ornament, pattern, print, or picture to be printed, paiuted, cast, or otherwise placed on or worked into any article of manufacture...
Page 16 - They must be so placed in the close and complex parts of drawings as not to interfere with a thorough comprehension of the same, and therefore should rarely cross or mingle with the lines. When necessarily grouped around a certain part they should be placed at a little distance, where there is available space, and connected by lines with the parts to which they refer.
Page 9 - ... not known or used by others in this 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...

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