Application under reexamination. all claims rejected. Applicant want to apply for reissue. can he do this.
some error in claims. after patent issued, decides to apply for reissue. choices were all confusing.something like filing disclaimer, deleting claim one and broadening another etc.had to read so many things under reissue.
Q on submission of patents, printed publications -when this can be done.
protest Q.choices include fraud.
which one is not new application provisional, RCE, CPA, national stage of PCT.
One DNA Q: could not understand. 102 rejection.something like prior art says it is used for eyesight, application claims used for hearing. another Q too was similar : difference between prior art and application was just the utility.
How to overcome 102 (b) rejection: choices did not mention sec.considerations.
Q regarding which one to use: 102(a), (e) etc.
102(e) prior art 2 Q - with respect to patent, patent publication.
Design patent for telephone I think. applied in Spain, then in US withing 6 months.Spain patent issues. Now he wants to add some new feature. choices:file continuation applicn, send it as a new drawing.., file a utility application.
More than 1 Q on new grounds of rejection by board, reopening prosecution.
6 months AFter filing appeal notice, applicant asks for extension of time and sends amendment .. dont remember.
multiple dependent claims : proper, improper.
application and prior art not commonly owned, no common inventor whether rejection is statutory double patenting, provisional double patenting, 102(e) dont remember.
2 Q on CFR 1.131 affidavit. when is it appropriate.
Japanes filing.(did not rescind in 45days so appl. abndoned).
Q on combination/subcombination
Q on combining references - why it is done. not same choices as in previous exams
102(d) rejections- 4 conditions.
national stage application sent by Fax: proper/improper.
Filing reissue: what do you need to send: filing fee, oath etc.
examiner's amendment (I think) all are correct except: Ans was using black ink (should be done with red)
Reissue application should it show corrections made earlier using brackets, underlining.
something like this
X applies Prov Appl 1 dt
XYZ apply Prov app 2 dt
XYZ apply non Prov 1 dt
XYZ apply non Prov 2 after 1 yr of prov. 1
what type of rejection?
shall write again if I remember.