Patent Appeal Board
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Intellectual Property Law, 2/e
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A tribunal of senior examiners that hears appeals from examiners’ decisions in patent application proceedings and recommends what action the Commissioner of Patents should finally take. The Commissioner rarely rejects the Board’s recommendation. Appeals from the Commissioner go directly to the Federal Court of Appeal.