37 C.F.R. §1.501 - Citation of prior art and written statements in patent files

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11 cases
  • Total Containment, Inc. v. Environ Products, Inc., Civ. A. No. 91-7911.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 3th Circuit. United States District Court (Eastern District of Pennsylvania)
    • November 3, 1995
    ...of Examining Group 2600 stated: The paper with accompanying exhibits is an improper submission under 35 USC 301 and likewise under 37 CFR § 1.501 because it is not limited to the submission of prior art patents and printed publications and is being returned herewith. The comments and exhibi......
  • Aqua Prods., Inc. v. Matal, 2015-1177.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • October 4, 2017
    ...e.g., 35 U.S.C. §§ 301, 303, 304, 306, 307 (ex parte reexamination); id. §§ 312, 313, 315, 316 (2006) (inter partes reexamination); 37 C.F.R. §§ 1.501, 1.510, 1.515, 1.520, 1.525, 1.530, 1.550, 1.555, 1.560 (2010) (ex parte reexamination); id. §§ 1.097, 1.915, 1.923, 1.927, 1.931, 1.933, 1.......
  • Etter, In re, 84-1213
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • February 27, 1985
    ...the earlier examination or a reexamination and any patents and printed publications of record in the patent file from submissions under 37 CFR 1.501 which are in compliance with 37 CFR 1.98 in making the * * * * * * Any question as to whether a substantial new question of patentability exis......
  • Molins PLC v. Textron, Inc., s. 94-1199
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • February 16, 1995
    ...outside counsel and, on September 21, 1984, although the '563 patent had already issued, filed a lengthy prior art statement under 37 C.F.R. Sec. 1.501 (Rule 501) on behalf of Molins, listing the Wagenseil reference together with all other prior art references that had been cited during the......
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3 firm's commentaries
  • MBHB Snippets: Review of Developments in Intellectual Property Law - Volume 8, Issue 3 - Summer 2010
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • September 1, 2010
    ...law could be further changed to require that the examiner review not only art submitted in a traditional re-examination request under 37 C.F.R. § 1.501, but also any citations made on the corresponding post-issuance Peer to Patent website. Of course, the same submission rules as before coul......
  • The USPTO's Increasing Focus On FDA Submissions And The Duty Of Disclosure
    • United States
    • Mondaq United States
    • August 19, 2022
    ...a patent owner has the option of using supplemental examination, ex parte reexamination, reissue applications, or submissions under 37 CFR 1.501. With respect to applicants prosecuting patent claims that cover a paragraph IV certified drug product, the Notice states that 'to assist USPTO st......
  • A Survey of the Peer to Patent Pilot Project
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • August 30, 2010
    ...law could be further changed to require that the examiner review not only art submitted in a traditional re-examination request under 37 C.F.R. § 1.501, but also any citations made on the corresponding post-issuance Peer to Patent website. Of course, the same submission rules as before coul......
1 books & journal articles
  • Risk Management
    • United States
    • ABA General Library Patent freedom to operate searches, opinions, techniques, and studies
    • August 11, 2017
    ...which is generally the life of the patent plus six years, unless an infringement suit is filed during the 120 35 U.S.C. §§ 301 and 302; 37 C.F.R. §§ 1.501 and zue59005_08_c08_329-392.indd 381 7/20/17 8:38 AM 382 Patent Freedom to Operate Searches, Opinions, Techniques, and Studies six years......

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