37 CFR 1.958: Petition to revive inter partes reexamination prosecution terminated for lack of patent owner response

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

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1.958    Petition to revive inter partes reexamination prosecution terminated for lack of patent owner response.

If a response by the patent owner is not timely filed in the Office, a petition may be filed pursuant to § 1.137 to revive a reexamination prosecution terminated under § 1.957(b) or limited under § 1.957(c) if the delay in response was unintentional.

[Added, 65 FR 76756, Dec. 7, 2000, effective Feb. 5, 2001; para. (a) revised, 68 FR 14332, Mar. 25, 2003, effective May 1, 2003; heading revised, 72 FR 18892, Apr. 16, 2007, effective May 16, 2007; revised, 78 FR 62368, Oct. 21, 2013, effective Dec. 18, 2013]