Amendment sought to strike the provision giving the United States Patent Trade Office the authority to set patent and trademark fees.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 13 printed in Part B of House Report 112-111 to eliminate the ability of the Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to set fees, retaining that authority for Congress.

House Amendment Code:

(A013)

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