35 U.S. Code § 322 - Petitions
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(a) Requirements of Petition.— A petition filed under section 321 may be considered only if—
(1) the petition is accompanied by payment of the fee established by the Director under section 321;
(3) the petition identifies, in writing and with particularity, each claim challenged, the grounds on which the challenge to each claim is based, and the evidence that supports the grounds for the challenge to each claim, including—
(A) copies of patents and printed publications that the petitioner relies upon in support of the petition; and
(b) Public Availability.— As soon as practicable after the receipt of a petition under section 321, the Director shall make the petition available to the public.
Source(Added Pub. L. 112–29, § 6(d),Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 306.)
Section effective upon the expiration of the 1-year period beginning Sept. 16, 2011, and applicable only to patents described in section 3(n)(1) ofPub. L. 112–29(35 U.S.C. 100 note), with certain exceptions and limitations, see section 6(f)(2), (3) ofPub. L. 112–29, set out as a note under section 321 of this title.