5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- hat is the mininum number of seeds that must be deposited to be considered by the Office?
- a 2500
- b Possible Loss of U.S. Filing Date in Other Countries
caution that in many countries the deposit must be made before the filing date of the priority application in order to obtain foreign priority rights.
- c Replacement or Supplement of Deposit
IN A PENDING APPLICATION
- d Treatment of Replacement
37 CFR 1.805(e)
where a replacement deposit is permitted and made, the examiner will assume that the same material as described in the patent is accessible from the identified depository unless evidence to the contrary comes to the attention of the Office
- e Deposit of Biological Material
37 CFR 1.801 Biological Material
For the purposes of these regulations pertaining to the deposit of biological material for purposes of patents for inventions under 35 U.S.C. 101, the term biological material shall include material that is capable of self-replication either directly or indirectly. Representative examples include bacteria, fungi including yeast, algae, protozoa, eukaryotic cells, cell lines, hybridomas, plasmids, viruses, plant tissue cells, lichens and seeds. Viruses, vectors, cell organelles and other non-living material existing in and reproducible from a living cell may be deposited by deposit of the host cell capable of reproducing the non-living material.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The Requirement for Patent Applications Containing Nucleotide Sequence and/or Amino Acid Sequence Disclosures-the Sequence
- Replies to Rejections Based on Deposit Issue
Once a rejection under 35 U.S.C. 112 has been made by the examiner directed to the absence of access to a biological material, applicant may reply, pursuant to 37 CFR 1.809 (b)(1), by either making an acceptable original or replacement deposit in accordance with these regulations, or assuring the Office in writing that an acceptable deposit will be made on or before the date of payment of the issue fee, or by submitting an argument of why a deposit is not required under the circumstances of the application being considered. Other replies to such a rejection by the examiner shall be considered nonresponsive and may result in abandonment of the application. - See more at: http://www.wikilawschool.net/wiki/MPEP_2400#sthash.r1onQWb8.dpuf
- The Requirements for a Sequence Listing and Sequence Identifiers; Sequence Embeded in Application Text; Variants of a Presented Sequence
- Summary of the Requirement of the Sequence Rules
- Material Capable of Self-Replication
Biological material includes material that is capable of self-replication either directly or indirectly.
5 True/False questions
2407.06 → Replacement May Not Be Recognized
2427 → Form Paragraphs and Notice to Comply
2406.01 → Description in Application Specification
37 CFR 1.804(a)
requirement for a specific identification consistent with the description requirement of the first paragraph of 35 U.S.C. 112 and provides an antecedent basis for the biological material which either has been or will be deposited before the patent is granted.
2426 → Amendments to or Replacement of Sequence Listing and Computer Readable Copy Thereof
2422.02 → Reference to Previously Filed Identical Computer Readable Form; Continuing or Dericatiove Applications; Request for Transfer of Computer Readable Form