35 U.S.C. 187: Nonapplicability to certain persons
Taken from the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 10.2019, Last Revised in June 2020
35 U.S.C. 187 Nonapplicability to certain persons.
The prohibitions and penalties of this chapter shall not apply to any officer or agent of the United States acting within the scope of his authority, nor to any person acting upon his written instructions or permission.