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Patent and Inventing Discussion => Patent Questions and Advice => Topic started by: cdk on July 31, 2017, 07:18:22 PM

Title: patent claim drafting-comma or semicolon?
Post by: cdk on July 31, 2017, 07:18:22 PM
There are 3 example claims. Which would be correct?
1)
A computer comprising:
A;
B; and
C, wherein one of the A, B, and C comprises D.

2)
A computer comprising:
A;
B; and
C,
wherein
one of the A, B, and C comprises D.

3)
A computer comprising:
A;
B; and
C;
wherein one of the A, B, and C comprises D.
Title: Re: patent claim drafting-comma or semicolon?
Post by: Brad on August 01, 2017, 08:39:00 AM
I dont have time to read the rules right now as I am on vacation this week but please read this section of the MPEP:
http://www.bitlaw.com/source/mpep/608_01_m.html


My initial guess would be example 3 looks correct.