Patent term adjustment time should be calculated by determining the length of time between application filing and patent issuance, subtracting any continued examination time (and another other time identified in 35 U.S.C. § 154(b)(1)(B)), and determining the extent to which the result exceeds three years.
Results for patent term extension
A term of a patent subject to a terminal disclaimer may be extended, pursuant to 35 U.S.C. § 156, to compensate for delays that occur during regulatory review.