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interference

A proceeding, formerly conducted before the USPTO Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences, to determine priority of invention between applications that appear to cover the same invention.  Interferences occurred under the first-to-invent system that was changed to first-inventor-to-file by the America Invents Act of 2011.

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