37 CFR 1.704: Reduction of period of adjustment of patent term

Taken from the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 07.2015, Last Revised in November 2015

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1.704 (pre‑2013‑03‑31)    Reduction of period of adjustment of patent term.

[Editor Note: Para. (e) below applies to applications in which no notice of allowance was mailed on or after April 1, 2013.]

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  • (e) Submission of an application for patent term adjustment under § 1.705(b) (with or without request under § 1.705(c) for reinstatement of reduced patent term adjustment) will not be considered a failure to engage in reasonable efforts to conclude prosecution (processing or examination) of the application under paragraph (c)(10) of this section.
[*See 1.704 for current para. (e).]