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also re-ex·am·ine (rē′ĭg-zăm′ĭn)
tr.v. re·ex·am·ined, re·ex·am·in·ing, re·ex·am·ines also re-ex·am·ined or re-ex·am·in·ing or re-ex·am·ines
1. To examine again or anew; review.
2. Chiefly British To question (a witness) in redirect examination.

re′ex·am′i·na′tion n.
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Noun1.reexamination - (law) questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness after that witness has been subject to cross-examination
interrogatory, examination, interrogation - formal systematic questioning
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.reexamination - a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
examination, scrutiny - the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
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29) In 1999, the United States introduced the inter partes reexamination proceeding to permit some third-party participation in post-grant validity review of patents.
Judge Dyk argued that on remand, the district court could stay the litigation pending the resolution of a parallel ex parte reexamination proceeding before the PTO.
third-party requester in an inter partes reexamination proceeding, who is in any reexamination proceeding dissatisfied with the final decision in an appeal to the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences under section 134 may appeal the decision only to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
2d at 1427 ("In a reexamination proceeding, on the other hand, there is no presumption of validity.
We have always believed that the Cabilly patent represents a new and significant innovation in biotechnology, and we are very pleased with the Patent Office's final decision in this reexamination proceeding," Genentech's general counsel Sean Johnston said in a statement.
The reexamination proceeding may be either ex parte or inter partes in nature.
In July 2008, the PTO completed the final reexamination proceeding and confirmed the patentability of U.
The procedure for conducting an IPR took effect on September 16, 2012, as part of the implementation of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA), which expanded the then-existing inter partes reexamination proceeding.
Prior to the passage of the AIA, the only options for modifying a granted patent was by using a reissue proceeding, a reexamination proceeding, and in limited circusmtances, an interference proceeding.
i]n any reexamination proceeding under this chapter, the patent owner will be permitted to propose any amendment to his patent and a new claim or claims thereto, in order to distinguish the invention as claimed from the prior art cited under the provisions of section 301 of this title, or in response to a decision adverse to the patentability of a claim of a patent.