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Title 37Chapter IPart 41Subpart D → §41.102


Title 37: Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights
PART 41—PRACTICE BEFORE THE PATENT TRIAL AND APPEAL BOARD
Subpart D—Contested Cases


§41.102   Completion of examination.

Before a contested case is initiated, except as the Board may otherwise authorize, for each involved application and patent:

(a) Examination or reexamination must be completed, and

(b) There must be at least one claim that:

(1) Is patentable but for a judgment in the contested case, and

(2) Would be involved in the contested case.

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