37 CFR 1.501 - Citation of prior art and written statements in patent files

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  • Changes To Implement Derivation Proceedings
    • United States
    • Federal Register September 11, 2012
    • September 11, 2012
    ...for the protest against the issuance of a patent during examination. 37 CFR 1.321 provides for the disclaimer of a claim by a patentee. 37 CFR 1.501 and 1.502 provide for ex parte reexamination of patents. Under these rules, a person may submit to the Office prior art consisting of patents ......
  • Rules of Practice for Trials Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and Judicial Review of Patent Trial and Appeal Board Decisions
    • United States
    • Federal Register February 09, 2012
    • February 9, 2012
    ...for the protest against the issuance of a patent during examination. 37 CFR 1.321 provides for the disclaimer of a claim by a patentee. 37 CFR 1.501 and 1.502 provide for ex parte reexamination of patents. Under these rules, a person may submit to the Office prior art consisting of patents ......
  • Changes to Implement Inter Partes Review Proceedings
    • United States
    • Federal Register February 10, 2012
    • February 10, 2012
    ...for the protest against the issuance of a patent during examination. 37 CFR 1.321 provides for the disclaimer of a claim by a patentee. 37 CFR 1.501 and 1.502 provide for ex parte reexamination of patents. Under these rules, a person may submit to the Office prior art consisting of patents ......
  • Rules of Practice for Trials Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and Judicial Review of Patent Trial and Appeal Board Decisions
    • United States
    • Federal Register August 14, 2012
    • August 14, 2012
    ...for the protest against the issuance of a patent during examination. 37 CFR 1.321 provides for the disclaimer of a claim by a patentee. 37 CFR 1.501 and 1.502 provide for ex parte reexamination of patents. Under these rules, a person may submit to the Office prior art consisting of patents ......
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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, No. 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., Nos. 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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2 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......
  • 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
    • 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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