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Guidelines for Examination

Review of non-unity findings 

The reviewing of non-unity findings and the refund of additional search fees are dealt with in C-III, 3.3.

Insofar as the Examining Division finds that unity of invention is given, if the applicant has paid the further search fee(s) and requested a full or partial refund thereof, the Examining Division will order refund of the relevant further search fee(s).