Administrative Instructions [Patents] Law and Legal Definition

According to 37 CFR 1.401 (c) [Title 37 -- Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights; Chapter I -- United States Patent and Trademark Office, Department of Commerce; Subchapter A – General; Part 1 -- Rules of Practice in Patent Cases; Subpart C -- International Processing Provisions; Patents; General Information], the term Administrative Instructions means “that body of instructions for operating under the Patent Cooperation Treaty referred to in PCT Rule 89.”