37 C.F.R. 1.425, Filing by other than inventor.
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1.425 Filing by other than inventor.
Where an international application which designates the United States of America is filed and where one or more inventors refuse to sign the Request for the international application or cannot be found or reached after diligent effort, the Request need not be signed by such inventor if it is signed by another applicant. Such international application must be accompanied by a statement explaining to the satisfaction of the Commissioner the lack of the signature concerned.
[Revised, 62 FR 53131, Oct. 10, 1997, effective Dec. 1, 1997]
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