Q) Filing Date (10.03.39p)

April 19, 2010

Recent test takers report that question #39 from the October 2003 (PM) test is in the patent bar exam database.

39. An international application is filed in the United States Receiving Office on September 18, 2002. In accordance with the PCT and USPTO rules and the procedures set forth in the MPEP, which of the following will [...]

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Q) Claims lack utility (10.03.37p)

April 18, 2010

Recent test takers report that question #37 from the October 2003 (PM) test is in the patent bar exam database.

37. The specification of an application does not disclose the utility of the claimed composition. In fact, the claimed invention is useful for shrinking a specific class of tumors. In a first Office action, [...]

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Q) Affidavit 1.131 (10.03.36p)

April 18, 2010

Recent test takers report that question #34 from the October 2003 (PM) test is in the patent bar exam database.
36. An application naming X and Y as joint inventors, filed on April 3, 2002, has a single pending claim, and does not claim the benefit of any earlier application. Which, if any, of the following items [...]

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Q) Certificate of Mailing (10.03.34p)

April 18, 2010

Recent test takers report that question #34 from the October 2003 (PM) test is in the patent bar exam database.
34. In accordance with the patent laws, rules and procedures as related in the MPEP , which of the following paper is precluded from receiving the benefit of a certificate of mailing or transmission under 37 CFR 1.8?
(A) [...]

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Q) Verification Statement (10.03.32p)

April 18, 2010

Recent test takers report that question #32 from the October 2003 (PM) test is in the patent bar exam database.
32. Determine which of the following documents, if any, must also contain a separate verification statement in accordance with the patent laws, rules and procedures as related in the MPEP.
(A) A request to correct inventorship in [...]

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Q) Nonprovisional Filing Date Requirements (10.03.31p)

April 18, 2010

Recent test takers report that question #31 from the October 2003 (PM) test is in the patent bar exam database.

31. In accordance with the patent laws, rules and procedures as related in the MPEP, for a nonprovisional application to receive a filing date in the USPTO under 37 CFR 1.53(b), all of the following must be filed [...]

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