reexamination


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re·ex·am·ine

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Unlike reexamination, in which a patent owner can amend issued claims and add new claims, a patent owner with a patent in IPR can only propose a substitute for a rejected claim.
The USPTO's decision granting reexamination further states that the USPTO intends to proceed with the reexamination with "special dispatch.
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However, asserts Tessera, the PTO reexamination process does not suggest a final determination against the company.
This action is a routine and expected next step in the reexamination procedure.
The reexamination starts, inevitably, with Andersen's family--the 19th century's version of a John Waters ensemble cast.
Marginal improvements in materials policies may help, but a fundamental reexamination of the scope of clinical services is also required--inevitably leading to concerns about "rationing.
Developing a strategy that provides the universal rights to adequate wages, family time, and health care would help and be helped by a reexamination of our stereotypes regarding the poor.
Reexamination of Ivera's patents was granted by the USPTO on the basis that there was a reasonable likelihood the challenger would prevail with respect to at least one claim challenged in the request for reexamination.