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Intellectual Property:  Patent Cooperation

Treaty adopted at Geneva June 1, 2000; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate September 5, 2006 (Treaty Doc. 109-12, 109th Congress, 2d Session); reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations September 11, 2007 (Senate Executive Report No. 110-6, 110th Congress, 1st Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate December 7, 2007; Ratified by the President May 6, 2008; Ratification deposited September 18, 2013; entered into force December 18, 2013. With Amended Schedule adopted May 15, 2008.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future