35 U.S. Code Chapter 31 - INTER PARTES REVIEW

Sec. 311. Inter partes review. 312. Petitions. 313. Preliminary response to petition. 314. Institution of inter partes review. 315. Relation to other proceedings or actions. 316. Conduct of inter partes review. 317. Settlement. 318. Decision of the Board. 319. Appeal.
Amendments

2011—Pub. L. 112–29, § 6(a),Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 299, substituted “INTER PARTES REVIEW” for “OPTIONAL INTER PARTES REEXAMINATION PROCEDURES” in chapter heading and amended analysis generally, adding items 311 to 319, and striking out former items 311 “Request for inter partes reexamination”, 312 “Determination of issue by Director”, 313 “Inter partes reexamination order by Director”, 314 “Conduct of inter partes reexamination proceedings”, 315 “Appeal”, 316 “Certificate of patentability, unpatentability, and claim cancellation”, 317 “Inter partes reexamination prohibited”, and 318 “Stay of litigation”.
2002—Pub. L. 107–273, div. C, title III, § 13202(c)(1),Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1902, made technical correction to directory language of Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(9) [title IV, § 4604(a)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536, 1501A–567, which enacted this chapter.

 

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