MPEP 1449.03
Reissue Application in Derivation Proceeding

This is the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 08.2017, Last Revised in Januay 2018

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1449.03    Reissue Application in Derivation Proceeding [R-08.2017]

[Editor Note: This section is only applicable to reissue applications subject to 35 U.S.C. 102 as amended by the AIA. See MPEP § 2159 et seq.]

Effective March 16, 2013, an applicant for patent, including a reissue applicant, may file a petition to institute a derivation proceeding in the Office in applications subject to derivation proceedings. See 37 CFR 42.402. For processing of derivation proceedings, see MPEP § 2310.