You must use an appropriate patent reservation exception if the patent contains express mineral reservations, or if the law relating to issuance of the patent provides a statutory reservation.
Patent required by Company
The Company requires a patent by _______________ to ________________ for its review and recordation. At that time the Company may make additional requirements or exceptions.
Comment: You must use this exception if no patent to the land has been issued (or recorded locally).
Specific Patent Exception
Reservations and exceptions in the patent by ____________ recorded ____________.
Comment: You must use this exception if the patent contains reservations.
General Patent Exception
Reservations contained in the patent from the United States of America or the state.
Comment: You must use this exception if the patent does or may contain reservations and if you do not refer to the patent recording information.
See Underwriting Manual
Mining Claims – Broad Exception
Unpatented mining claims; reservations or exceptions in patents, or any act authorizing the issuance thereof; water rights, claims or title to water.
Comment: This exception, used in some western states, relates to patent reservations, mining claims, and water rights.