To implement the provisions of the Hague Agreement and the Patent Law Treaty.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act of 2012''.
TITLE I--HAGUE AGREEMENT CONCERNING INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS
SEC. 101. THE HAGUE AGREEMENT CONCERNING INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS.
(a) In General.--Title 35, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:
``PART V--THE HAGUE AGREEMENT CONCERNING INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS
``CHAPTER Sec. ``38. International design applications..................... 381.
``CHAPTER 38--INTERNATIONAL DESIGN APPLICATIONS
``Sec. ``381. Definitions. ``382. Filing international design applications. ``383. International design application. ``384. Filing date. ``385. Effect of international design application. ``386. Right of priority. ``387. Relief from prescribed time limits. ``388. Withdrawn or abandoned international design application. ``389. Examination of international design application. ``390. Publication of international design application. ``Sec. 381. Definitions ``(a) In General.--When used in this part, unless the context otherwise indicates-- ``(1) the term `treaty' means the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs adopted at Geneva on July 2, 1999; ``(2) the term `regulations'-- ``(A) when capitalized, means the Common Regulations under the treaty; and ``(B) when not capitalized, means the regulations established by the Director under this title; ``(3) the terms `designation', `designating', and `designate' refer to a request that an international registration have effect in a Contracting Party to the treaty; ``(4)...