Case Analysis of the Invention Claims Amendment Whether Go Beyond the Scope During Preliminary Examination
ZHANG Xu;WANG Yu;XU Nannan;Patent Examination Cooperation Center of the Patent Office,CNIPA;
At preliminary examination stage, the limitations of the field of examiner as well as the amendment made by applicant on his own initiative towards the application documents cause some difficulties in judging whether the amendment go beyond the scope. Based on real cases, this article summarizes some classic cases of beyond and within the scope about amendment and analyzes the reasons, also gives operational suggestions to both applicants and examiners. Furthermore, it helps the examiner in judging whether the amendment go beyond the scope.
【CateGory Index】： G306