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and terminus ante quem ("limit before which") specify the known limits of dating for events.
Law360, New York (April 17, 2017, PM EDT) -- Christopher Cherry Jonathan Bowser Roger Lee Patent owners generally face unfavorable odds in attempting to antedate references in America Invents Act trials, including inter partes review proceedings.If it is known that the wall was finished in 650, then the foundations must have been demolished in 650 or earlier; all that can be said from the evidence is that it happened before the known event.The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers.Cicero's The Dream of Scipio, later interpreted by Macrobius and alluded to by Boethius, where past and present predict the future, this tragic myth evolves ironically beyond Aesculapian dream traditions of healing prophetic oneiroscopy, instead creating a dream prison disguised as a dream palace.Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co.
For example, the Board criticized the inventor for not indentifying “any specific activities undertaken or the dates of those activities.” Instead, the Court ruled the Board should have considered preparation of comments on draft applications that must have been prepared during the unexplained periods, as well as work completed by the drafting attorney (as the inventor’s agent).