MPEP 900 Prior Art, Classification, and Search

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901

Prior Art

901.01

Canceled Matter in US Patent Files

901.02

Abandonded Applications

901.03

Pending Applications

901.04

US Patents

901.4(a)

Kind Codes

901.05

Foreign Patent Documents

901.05(a)

Citation Data

901.05(b)

Borrowed Publications

901.05(c)

Obtaining Copies of Prior Art

901.05(d)

Translation of Prior Art

901.06

Nonpatent Publications

901.06(a)

Scientific and Technical Information Center (STIC)

901.06(b)

Borrowed Publications

901.06(c)

Alien Property Custodian Publications

901.06(d)

Abstracts, Abbreviatures, and Defensive Publications

901.07

Arrangement of Art in Technology Centers (TC)

901.08

Borrowing References

902

Search Tools and Classification Information

902.01

Manual of Classification

902.01(a)

Index to the US Patent Classification System

902.02

Class and Subclass Definitions

902.02(a)

Definition Notes

902.03

Classification Information

902.03(a)

Patent Classification Home Page on the Internet

902.03(b)

Patent Classification Home Page on the USPTO Intranet

902.03(c)

Classification Insight on USPTO Local Area Network (LAN)

902.03(d)

Patent Information and Search Tools: the Cassis DVD Rom Series

902.03(e)

Automated Search Tools: East and West

902.04

Classification Orders

902.04(a)

Reclassification Alert Report

903

Classification

903.01

Statutory Authority

903.02

Basis and Principles of Classification

903.02(a)

New and Revised Classes

903.02(b)

Scope of a Class

903.02(c)

Establishing Subclasses and Cross-Reference Art Collections

903.03

Availability of Foreign Patents

903.04

Classifying Applications for Publication as a Patent Application Publication

903.05

Addition, Deletion, or Transfer of US Patents and US Patent Application Publications

903.06

Harmonized Subclasses

903.07

Classifying and Cross-Referencing at Allowance

903.07(a)

Cross-Referencing--Keep Systematic Notes During Prosecution

903.07(b)

Issuing in Another TC Without Transfer

903.08

Applications: Assignment and Transfer

903.08(a)

New Applications

903.08(b)

Classification and Assignment to Exam

903.08(c)

Immediate Inspection of Amendments

903.08(d)

Transfer Procedure

903.08(e)

General Regulations Governing the Assignment or Nonprovisional Applications for Examination

903.09

International Classification of Patents for Inventions

903.09(a)

Locarno Classification Designations

904

How to Search

904.01

Analysis of Claims

904.01(a)

Variant Embodiments Within Scope of Claim

904.01(b)

Equivalents

904.01(c)

Analogous Arts

904.02

General Search Guidelines

904.02(a)

Classified Search

904.02(b)

Search Tool Selection

904.02(c)

Internet Searching

904.03

Conducting the Search

905

Miscellaneous

905.03

Ordering of Patented and Abandoned Provisional and Nonprovisional Application Files

905.06

Patent Family Information

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