Citation of prior art.
Request for reexamination.
Determination of issue by Director.
Reexamination order by Director.
Conduct of reexamination proceedings.
Certificate of patentability, unpatentability, and claim cancellation.
Amendment of Analysis
Pub. L. 112–29, § 6(g)(2), (3),Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 312, provided that, effective upon the expiration of the 1-year period beginning on Sept. 16, 2011, and applicable to any patent issued before, on, or after that effective date, the item relating to section
301 in this analysis is amended to read as follows:
Citation of prior art and written statements.
See 2011 Amendment note below.
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”.
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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