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Federal Register: Notice of Public Hearing on Prior Art During Patent Application

May 30, 1999, 16:51 (4 Talkback[s])

"The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is seeking comments to obtain views of the public on issues associated with the identification of prior art during the examination of a patent application. Interested members of the public are invited to testify at the hearing and to present written comments on any of the topics outlined in the supplementary information section of this notice.

"DATES: Public hearings will be held on Monday, June 28, 1999, and Wednesday, July 14, 1999, starting each day at 9:00 a.m. and ending no later than 5:00 p.m. Those wishing to present oral testimony at any of the hearings must request an opportunity to do so no later than June 21, 1999 for the June 28, 1999 hearing, or July 7, 1999 for the July 14, 1999 hearing."

Complete announcement.