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Comments Regarding Revisions and Technical Corrections Affecting Requirements for Ex Parte and Inter Partes Reexamination

As of August 11, 2006, the organizations and persons listed below have submitted comments in response to the Request for Comments on Interim Guidelines for Examination of Patent Applications for Patent Subject Matter Eligibility published in the Federal Register at 71 Fed. Reg . 34307 (June 14, 2006), which Guidelines were published in the Official Gazette at 1300 Off. Gaz. Pat. Office 142 (November 22, 2005). It is hoped that the public will review this list to determine if it is complete. If any person or organization has submitted comments but is not included in this listing, please submit the comment by electronic mail message at, or contact Linda Therkorn by telephone at (571) 272-8800.

Please note that the following documents are provided as submitted by persons and organizations but may contain spelling corrections, artifacts of scanning, OCR, or document format conversion.

A. Intellectual Property Organizations and Government Agencies

  1. American Bar Association - Section of Intellectual Property Law [PDF]
  2. American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) [PDF]
  3. Financial Services Industry Intellectual Property Association [PDF]
  4. Institute for Science, Law & Technology [PDF]
  5. National Association of Patent Practitioners (NAPP) [PDF]
  6. National Institutes of Health (NIH) [PDF]

B. Corporations and Associations

  1. Association of American Medical Colleges [PDF]
  2. Computer & Communications Industry Association [PDF]
  3. IBM Corporation [PDF]
  4. Intellectual Ventures, LLC [PDF]
  5. Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) [PDF]
  6. Patients not Patents [PDF]

C. Law Firms

D. Individuals

  1. Aharonian, G. [PDF]
  2. Bennett, S. [PDF]
  3. Ellis et al [PDF]
  4. Hanchuk et al [PDF]
  5. Harris, S. [PDF]
  6. Hickman, B. [PDF]
  7. Nydegger, R. [Ed. note: page 2 is blank] [PDF]
  8. Popovici, A. [PDF]
  9. Thompson, A. [PDF]

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