Summary: H.R.1866 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (09/05/2001)

Amends Federal patent law to provide that previous citation by or to, or consideration by the Patent and Trademark Office of, a patent or printed publication does not preclude the existence of a substantial new question of patentability in patent reexamination proceedings.