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Statement of Administration Policy: H.R. 2434 - Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Authorizations

June 17, 1985

STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY

(House)
(Kastenmeier (D) Wisconsin and 10 others)

The Administration opposes House passage of H.R. 2434 unless it is removed from the suspension calendar and amended to:

(1) authorize appropriations of $84,739,000 for 1986 and such sums as may be necessary for 1987, as requested in the 1986 Budget; (2) delete the prohibition on the use of patent and trademark fees for procurement of PTO automatic data processing equipment (ADP) and for search libraries; (3) delete the requirement that trademark and patent fee adjustments be limited to consumer price index increases; and (4) delete the limitation on the use of exchange agreements for ADP resources.

Ronald Reagan, Statement of Administration Policy: H.R. 2434 - Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Authorizations Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/327065