Patent Prosecution definition

Patent Prosecution means the responsibility and authority for (a) preparing, filing and prosecuting applications (of all types) for any Patent, (b) paying, filing and maintenance fees relating to any Patent, (c) managing any interference, opposition, re-issue, reexamination, revocation, nullification, or cancellation proceeding relating to the foregoing, (d) deciding to abandon Patent(s) and (e) settling any interference, opposition, revocation, nullification or cancellation proceeding.
Patent Prosecution means activities directed to (a) preparing, filing and prosecuting applications (of all types) for any Patent Right, (b) managing any interference, opposition, re-issue, reexamination, supplemental examination, invalidation proceedings (including inter partes or post-grant review proceedings), revocation, nullification, or cancellation proceeding relating to the foregoing Patent Rights, (c) maintaining issued Patent Right(s), (d) listing in regulatory publications such as the Orange Book and its equivalents (as applicable), (e) obtaining patent term extensions, supplementary protection certificates and the like for issued Patent Right(s), and maintenance thereof, and (f) managing, including settling, any interference, opposition, reexamination, invalidation, revocation, nullification or cancellation proceeding relating to issued Patent Right(s).

Examples of Patent Prosecution in a sentence

  • Codexis shall remain obligated to pay its share of any Patent Prosecution expenses incurred prior to the applicable effective date of termination.

  • For clarity, each Party will bear its own internal costs (i.e., those costs that are not Patent Prosecution Costs) with respect to its Prosecution activities for the Product Specific Patents.

  • Subject to Section 9.2(b) and (c), BMS shall bear one hundred percent (100%) of the Patent Prosecution Costs for the Product Specific Patents, and shall have lead responsibility and decision-making control for such Prosecution of the Product Specific Patents.

  • BMS will be responsible for all costs incurred by it (including all Patent Prosecution Costs) in the course of Prosecuting and enforcing such BMS Patents.

  • They support initiatives to increase the efficiency of patent prosecution and reduce patent backlogs, including the PCT and work sharing arrangements through the IP5 and Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) programs.


More Definitions of Patent Prosecution

Patent Prosecution means activities directed to (a) preparing, filing and prosecuting applications (of all types) for any Patent Rights, (b) managing any interference, opposition, re-issue, reexamination, supplemental examination, invalidation proceedings (including inter partes or post-grant review proceedings), revocation, nullification, or cancellation proceeding relating to the foregoing, (c) deciding whether to abandon, extend or maintain Patent Rights, (d) listing in regulatory publications (as applicable), and (e) settling any interference, opposition, reexamination, invalidation, revocation, nullification or cancellation proceeding, but excluding the defense of challenges to such patent or patent application as a counterclaim in an infringement proceeding with respect to the particular patent or patent application, and any appeals therefrom. For purposes of clarity, “Patent Prosecution” will not include any other enforcement actions taken with respect to a patent or patent application.
Patent Prosecution means activities directed to (a) preparing, filing and prosecuting applications (of all types) for any Patent, (b) managing any interference, opposition, re-issue, reexamination, supplemental examination, invalidation proceedings (including inter partes or post-grant review proceedings), revocation, nullification, or cancellation proceeding relating to the foregoing, (c) deciding whether to abandon or maintain Patent(s), (d) listing in regulatory publications (as applicable), (e) patent term extension applications and maintenance, and (f) settling any interference, opposition, reexamination, invalidation, revocation, nullification or cancellation proceeding.
Patent Prosecution means the responsibility for (a) preparing, filing, prosecuting, and pursuing registration of, applications (of all types) for any Patent (b) for maintaining any Patent, and (c) for managing any interference or opposition proceeding relating to the foregoing.
Patent Prosecution means activities directed to (a) preparing, filing and prosecuting applications (of all types) for any Patent, (b) managing any interference, opposition, re-issue, reexamination, supplemental examination, invalidation proceedings (including inter partes or post-grant review proceedings), revocation, nullification, or cancellation proceeding relating to the foregoing, (c) deciding whether to abandon or maintain Patent(s), (d) listing in regulatory publications (as applicable), (e) patent term CERTAIN CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS DOCUMENT, MARKED WITH [***], HAS BEENOMITTED BECAUSE IT IS BOTH (I) NOT MATERIAL AND (II) WOULD BE COMPETITIVELY HARMFUL IF PUBLICLY DISCLOSED.8 Execution Version CONFIDENTIALextension applications and maintenance, and (f) settling any interference, opposition, reexamination, invalidation, revocation, nullification or cancellation proceeding.
Patent Prosecution means the responsibility for preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications (of all types) for any Patent Rights, and for maintaining any Patent Rights.
Patent Prosecution means activities directed to (a) preparing, filing, and prosecuting applications (of all types) for any Patent Right, (b) maintaining any Patent Right, and (c) deciding whether to abandon or maintain any Patent Right.
Patent Prosecution means, with respect to particular Patent Rights, (a) preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications (including, but not limited to, provisional, non-provisional, reissue, reexamination, continuing, continuation, continuation-in-part, divisional, and substitute applications and any foreign counterparts thereof) of such Patent Rights; (b) maintaining such Patent Rights; and (c) managing or conducting any interference or opposition or similar proceedings relating to the foregoing.