37 CFR 42.400: Procedure; pendency

Taken from the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 08.2017, Last Revised in January 2018

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42.400    Procedure; pendency

  • (a) A derivation proceeding is a trial subject to the procedures set forth in subpart A of this part.
  • (b) The Board may for good cause authorize or direct the parties to address patentability issues that arise in the course of the derivation proceeding.
[Added 77 FR 56068, Sept. 11, 2012, effective Mar. 16, 2013]