1449.03 Reissue Application in Derivation Proceeding [R-08.2017]

[Editor Note: This section is only applicable to reissue applications subject to 35 U.S.C. 102 as amended by the AIA. See MPEP § 2159 et seq.]

Effective March 16, 2013, an applicant for patent, including a reissue applicant, may file a petition to institute a derivation proceeding in the Office in applications subject to derivation proceedings. See 37 CFR 42.402. For processing of derivation proceedings, see MPEP § 2310.