file wrapper

Definition of "file wrapper"
  1. A documented record maintained by a patent office that contains application details and negotiations prior to the granting of a patent
How to use "file wrapper" in a sentence
  1. The attorney carefully reviewed the file wrapper before responding to the examiner's objections.
  2. The file wrapper provided a comprehensive history of the patent negotiations.
  3. Understanding the details in the file wrapper is crucial in patent litigation.

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