140 Foreign Filing Licenses

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140 Foreign Filing Licenses

IBM recommends clarification to 37 CFR 5.11 (c) and (e)

Although it is well known that the foreign filing license exempts applicants from complying with the export regulations for certain limited purposes, i.e. filing a counterpart in a foreign nation, portions of 37 CFR 5.11, which are reproduced in Section 140 of the MPEP, convolutedly distinguish between the exemption bestowed by, and exemptions associated with, acquiring a foreign filing license and the necessity of complying ...more »


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