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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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Accordingly, we do not institute a post-grant review." To date, Axon has filed an ex parte reexamination challenge, four different inter partes review challenges, and one post-grant review challenge against various Digital Ally law enforcement patents.
And there is, as Barnett notes, the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980, which created the ex parte reexamination scheme (which he seems to take no issue with) and made at least universities much more profitable and motivated to spin out biotechnology start-ups.
Meanwhile, claim 26 had been undergoing ex parte reexamination at the PTO in proceedings instituted by SAP, who was a defendant in a previous infringement suit filed by ePlus.
Consequently, Congress introduced ex parte reexamination proceedings in 1980 with the hope of strengthening the quality of U.S.
Ex parte reexamination procedures are procedurally similar to those used in an initial examination.
ex parte reexamination, which remains essentially unchanged from before the AIA was enacted.
Compare Ex Parte Reexamination Filing Data--September
And in this article, we suggest ways to amend and add claims in patents undergoing IPR using continuing applications, reissue applications and ex parte reexamination. Once they have issued, the new and amended claims should be less vulnerable to IPR and can be used to force a more favorable outcome with an alleged infringer than might be otherwise possible.
For example, an ex parte reexamination is less expensive than an inter partes review, but the ex parte reexamination allows you much less participation in the process than an inter partes review.
Of the 8,375 ex parte reexamination certificates issued in granted patents, 23% issued with all claims confirmed, 11% issued with all claims cancelled and 66% issued with claim changes [42].
(3) The year 2010 saw more grants of reissue patents and more applications for inter partes and ex parte reexamination than in any prior year.