First Effective Filing Date

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First Effective Filing Date. Means the earliest effective filing date in the particular country for any Patent or any application for any Patent. By way of example, it is understood that the First Effective Filing Date for a United States Patent is the earlier of (a) the actual filing date of the United States Patent application which issued into such Patent, (b) the priority date under 35 U.S.C. § 119 for such Patent, or (c) the priority date under 35 U.S.C. § 120 for such Patent.
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