37 CFR 41.206: Common interests in the invention

Taken from the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 10.2019, Last Revised in June 2020

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41.206    Common interests in the invention.

An administrative patent judge may decline to declare, or if already declared the Board may issue judgment in, an interference between an application and another application or patent that are commonly owned.

[Added, 69 FR 49959, Aug. 12, 2004, effective Sept. 13, 2004]