E-dicts


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Realistic Jurisprudence

Refers to the philosophy that all law should be the result of all knowledge of human affairs and be based on the sciences of economics, politics, psychology and anthropology. 

Reasonable Royalty

Refers to the minimum damage due to a Patentee whose enforceable patent has been infringed. 

Record Copy

The copy of the international application that is transmitted by the receiving Office to the International Bureau, for the purposes of processing and publication and is kept in the records of the International Bureau. This is considered to be the true copy of the international application.

Registered Patent Agent

A specialist entitled to prepare and prosecute patent applications. 

Registered trade-mark

A trade-mark entered on the government’s Trade-marks Register, which formally recognizes the owner’s rights to the mark

Registration

The granting of formal recognition of a trade-mark, copyright, industrial design, or integrated circuit topography by the Trade-marks, Copyright, and Industrial Design Office respectively. 

Replevin

Refers to an action to recover personal property claimed to be unlawfully taken. Replevin also refers to the writ or procedure of such an action. 

Request for Continued Examination

Is a request by an inventor for continued prosecution after the patent office has issued a "final" rejection. An RCE is not considered a continuing patent application - rather, prosecution of the pending application is reopened.

Request for Production

Refers to a legal request for documents, electronically stored information, or other tangible items.

Requests for Admissions

Refers to a set of statements sent from one litigant to an adversary, for the purpose of having the adversary admit or deny the statements or allegations therein. Requests for admissions are part of the discovery process in a civil case.

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