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Manual of Patent Examining Procedure

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Updated 2009-11-15 18:01

Summary

Things to memorize for the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP).

Section

Question Answer
100Secrecy, Access, National Security, and Foreign Filing
200Types, Cross-Noting, and Status of Application
300Ownership and Assignment
400Representative of Inventor or Owner
500Receipt and Handling of Mail and Papers
600Parts, Form, and Content of Application
700Examination of Applications
800Restriction in Applications Filed Under 35 U.S.C 111; Double Patenting
900Prior Art, Classification, and Search
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Question Answer
1000Matters Decided by Various U.S Patent and Trademark Office Officials
1100Statutory Invention Registration (SIR) and Pre-Grant Publication (PG Pub)
1200Appeal
1300Allowance and Issue
1400Correction of Patents
1500Design Patents
1600Plant Patents
1700Miscellaneous
1800Patent Cooperation Treaty
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Question Answer
1900Protest
2000Duty of Disclosure
2100Patentability
2200Citation of Prior Art and Ex Parte Reexamination of Patents
2300Interference Proceedings
2400Biotechnology
2500Maintenance Fees
2600Optional Inter Partes Reexamination
2700Patent Terms and Extensions
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