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Articles by Gina Freschi

IP Briefs: The Positive Side of Negative Disclaimers

A new patent application can be rejected over an existing patent that was not publicly available when the new application was filed. Sometimes, this can be resolved by adding a negative disclaimer to the new filing.
Jun 1, 2007

Addition of a disclaimer to a claim, based on words not present in the application as filed, is referred to as an undisclosed disclaimer.

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