37 CFR 1.499 - Unity of invention during the national stage.

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§ 1.499 Unity of invention during the national stage.
If the examiner finds that a national stage application lacks unity of invention under § 1.475, the examiner may in an Office action require the applicant in the response to that action to elect the invention to which the claims shall be restricted. Such requirement may be made before any action on the merits but may be made at any time before the final action at the discretion of the examiner. Review of any such requirement is provided under §§ 1.143 and 1.144.
[58 FR 4347, Jan. 14, 1993]

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  • 2015-07-30; vol. 80 # 146 - Thursday, July 30, 2015
    1. 80 FR 45429 - July 2015 Update on Subject Matter Eligibility
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  • 2015-07-30; vol. 80 # 146 - Thursday, July 30, 2015
    1. 80 FR 45429 - July 2015 Update on Subject Matter Eligibility
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, United States Patent and Trademark Office
      Update; Request for comments.
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