QUAYLE ACTION

QUAYLE ACTION

Quayle action. Patents. An office action telling the patent applicant that the claims are allowable on the merits but that the form of the application still needs to be amended. Ex parte Quayle, 25 USPQ 74, 1935 C.D. 11, 453 O.G. 213 (Comm’r Pat. 1935). ? The applicant generally has two months to respond. A Quayle action ends the prosecution on the merits, and amendments that affect the merits will be treated in a manner similar to amendments after final rejection. ¡ª Also termed Ex parte Quayle action. [Cases: Patents 109. C.J.S. Patents ¡ì¡ì 152¨C155.]
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