PBG - Final Rule Notebook

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PBG and AIPA Rulemaking
Patent Examination Guidelines

March 2001 (with first supplement - August 2001)

Training and implementation guide

Office of the Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy
Office of Patent Legal Administration
Rober J. Spar, Director
(703) 308-5107



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