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inter partes

adverb or adjective in·ter par·tes \ˈin-tər-ˈpär-tēz, ˈin-ter-ˈpär-tās\

Legal Definition of inter partes

  1. :  between the parties a consent decree is not simply a contract inter partes, unlike a settlement; specifically :  having or involving adverse parties an issue of an invalid application may also arise in inter partes proceedings where an adversary raises the issue — In re Compagnie Generale Maritime, 993 F.2d 841 (1993) (dissent) — compare ex parte

Origin and Etymology of inter partes

Latin


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