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800 Restriction in Applications Filed Under 35 U.S.C. 111; Double Patenting

803.02 Markush Claims

803.03 indicates, in-part:

"On the other hand, should the examiner determine that the elected species is allowable, the examination of the Markush-type claim will be extended. If prior art is then found that anticipates or renders obvious the Markush-type claim with respect to a nonelected species, the Markush-type claim shall be rejected and claims to the nonelected species held withdrawn from further consideration.... more »

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