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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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Ex parte reexamination procedures are procedurally similar to those used in an initial examination.
Both the bench and AG ripped apart the accused's lawyer when he told the court that " My defence is that in order to file a suit against Uber in the US, this case was planted." Reserving order in the case, the SC also said it will interpret the law and lay down guidelines as to when an accused can recall witnesses for reexamination in a criminal case.
Patent '471 remains a valid and enforceable patent as it undergoes reexamination at the PTO.
The AIA kept the reissue and reexamination proceeedings, changed the interference proceeding to a derivation proceeding and added the options of supplemental examination, inter partes review, post grant review and covered business method proceedings.
Unlike other reexamination proceedings that may be filed anonymously, the third party must be identified in a post grant review.
"Reexamination requests are often made, as they were in this instance, by parties accused of infringing the subject patents," commented Brett Nissenberg, Riverbed's general counsel and senior vice president.
Thus, the USPTO declined to initiate reexamination and rejected Cisco's request at the outset.
The application for reexamination was filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
On August 26, 2010, the USPTO granted Blackhawk's request for ex parte reexamination of the '439 patent, concluding that substantial new questions existed regarding the patentability of the claims of the '439 patent.
In light of the experience of Morocco, it has happened for members of extremist organizations to benefit from royal pardons for humanitarian and intellectual reasons that aim at encouraging the reexamination of ideas.
The decision on reexamination confirmed the patentability of piperine for increasing nutrient-induced thermogenesis and other nutritional uses claimed in the patent.