Types of Petitions pertaining to Patents:

3. Patents. A patent applicant’s request to a patent office’s administrative head for supervision of a procedural or jurisdictional matter related to the patent application. petition, vb.

petition to make special (1934) Patents. A petition asking the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to expedite a patent prosecution.  *  Special processing is available, for example, in favored areas of science (such as cancer research and energy conservation), where the inventor is sick or elderly. and where infringement is already taking place.

petition for access:

1. Patents. Application to inspect a patent application, made by someone who does not usually have the authority to do so.  *  The petition must demonstrate a special need for access, and show that the applicant has been notified of the petition.  The patent applicant is entitled to a hearing before access is granted. [1]


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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4


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