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Robert M. Hunter, Ph.D. - Cite This Source - This Definition
- An official written communication from an examiner in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office giving the position of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on a pending patent application. After receiving an adverse office action, the applicant must respond within the set time limits.
Arnold Silverman and George Stacey - Cite This Source - This Definition
- (First) The Patent Examiner's conclusion about the patentability of an invention (Second) The Patent Examiner's second conclusion to an applicant's appeal.
University of North Texas - Cite This Source - This Definition
- Action, Examiner\'s Action, Extension of Time, First Action, notice of references cited, OACS, Official Action, Petition for Extension of Time, Quayle Action