35 U.S. Code Chapter 30 - PRIOR ART CITATIONS TO OFFICE AND EX PARTE REEXAMINATION OF PATENTS

Sec. 301. Citation of prior art and written statements. 302. Request for reexamination. 303. Determination of issue by Director. 304. Reexamination order by Director. 305. Conduct of reexamination proceedings. 306. Appeal. 307. Certificate of patentability, unpatentability, and claim cancellation.
Amendments

2011—Pub. L. 112–29, § 6(g)(2),Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 312, amended item 301 generally, substituting “Citation of prior art and written statements” for “Citation of prior art”.
2002—Pub. L. 107–273, div. C, title III, § 13206(b)(1)(B),Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1906, made technical correction to directory language of Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(9) [title IV, § 4732(a)(10)(A)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536, 1501A–582. See 1999 Amendment note below.
1999—Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(9) [title IV, § 4732(a)(10)(A)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536, 1501A–582, as amended by Pub. L. 107–273, div. C, title III, § 13206(b)(1)(B),Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1906, substituted “Director” for “Commissioner” in item 304.
Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(9) [title IV, §§ 4602, 4732(a)(9)(B)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536, 1501A–567, 1501A–582, inserted “EX PARTE” before “REEXAMINATION” in chapter heading and substituted “Director” for “Commissioner” in item 303.

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