37 CFR 1.704 (pre‑2012‑09‑17): 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‑2012‑09‑17)    Reduction of period of adjustment of patent term.

[Editor Note: Applicable to applications in which a notice of appeal under 37 CFR 41.31 was filed before September 17, 2012*]

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      • (ii) Four months; and
    • (11) Further prosecution via a continuing application, in which case the period of adjustment set forth in §1.703 shall not include any period that is prior to the actual filing date of the application that resulted in the patent.
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[*See § 1.704 for the current rule, including paras. (c)(10)(ii), (c)(11), (c)(12), and (c)(13) applicable to applications filed (or in which the national stage commenced) on or after Dec. 18, 2013 and in which a notice of appeal under 37 CFR 41.31 was filed on or after Sept. 17, 2012.]