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MPEP 700 Examination of Applications

STUDY
PLAY
701
Statutory Authority for Examination
702
Requisites of the Application
702.01
Obviously Informal Cases
703
General Information Concerning Patents
704
Search and Requirements for Information
704.01
Search
704.10
Requirements for Information
704.11
What Information May Be Required
704.12
Replies to a Requirement for Information
704.13
Time Periods for Reply
704.14
Making a Requirement for Information
705
Patentability Reports
705.01
Instructions re Patentability Reports
706
Rejection of Claims
706.01
Contrasted With Objections
706.02
Rejection on Prior Art
706.03
Rejections Not Based on Prior Art
706.04
Rejection of Previously Allowed Claims
706.05
Rejection After Allowance of Application
706.06
Rejection of Claims Copied From Patent
706.07
Final Rejection
707
Examiner's Letter or Action
707.01
Primary Examiner Indicates Action for New Assistant
707.05
Citation of references
707.06
Citation of Decisions Orders, Memorandomms, and Notices
707.07
Completeness and Clarity of Examiner's Action
707.08
Reviewing and Initialing by Assistant Examiner
707.09
Signing by Primary or Other Authorized Examiner
707.10
Entry
707.11
Date
707.12
Mailing
707.13
Returned Office Action
708
Order of Examination
708.01
List of Special Cases
708.02
Petition To Make Special
708.03
Examiner Tenders Resignation
709
Suspension of Action
709.01
Overlapping Applications by Same Applicant or Owned by Same Assignee
710
Period for Reply
710.01
Statutory Period
710.02
Shortened Statutory Period and Time Limit Actions Computed
710.04
Two Periods Running
710.05
Period Ending on Sat, Sun, or Federal Holiday
710.06
Situations When Reply Period IS Reset or Restarted
711
Abandonment of Patent Application
711.01
Express or Formal Abandonment
711.02
Failure To Take Required Action During Statutory Period
711.03
Reconsideration of Holding of Abandonment Revival
711.04
Public Access to Abandoned Applications
711.05
Letter of Abandonment Received After Application Is Allowed
711.06
Abstracts, Abbreviatures, and Defensive Publications
713
Interviews
713.01
General Policy, How Conducted
713.02
Interviews Prior to First Official Action
713.03
Interview for "Sounding Out Examiner Not Permitted
713.04
Substance of Interview Must Be Made of Record
713.05
Interviews Prohibited or Granted, Special Situations
713.06
No Inter Partes Questions Discussed Ex Parte
713.07
Exposure of Other Cases
713.08
Demonstration, Exhibits, Models
713.09
Finally Rejected Application
713.10
Interview Preceding Filing Amendment Under 37 CFR 1.312
714
Amendments, Applicant's Action
714.01
Signatures to Amendments
714.02
Must Be Fully Responsive
714.03
Amendments Not Fully Responsive, Action To Be Taken
714.04
Claims Presented in Amendment With No Attempt to Point Out Patentable Novelty
714.05
Examiner Should Immediately Inspect
714.07
Amendments Not in Permanent Ink
714.10
Claims Added in Excess of Claims Previously Paid For
714.11
Amendment Filed During Interference Proceedings
714.12
Amendments and Other Replies After Final Rejection or Action
714.13
Amendments and Other Replies After Final Rejection or Action, Procedure Followed
714.14
Amendments After Allowance of All Claims
714.15
Amendments After Allowance of All Claims
714.16
Amendment After Notice of Allowance, 37 CFR
714.17
Amendment Filed After the Period for Reply has expired
714.18
Entry of Amendments
714.19
List of Amendments, Entry Denied
714.20
List of Amendments Entered in Part
714.21
Amendments Inadvertently Entered, No Legal Effect
714.25
Discourtesy of Applicant or Attorney
715
Swearing Back of Reference--Affidavit or Declaration Under 37 CFR 1.131
715.01
37 CFR 1.131 Affidavits Versus 37 CFR 1.132 Affidavits
715.02
How much of the Claimed Invention Must Be Shown, Including the General Rule as to Generic Claims
715.03
Genus-Species, Practice Relative to Cases Where Predictability Is in Question
715.04
Who May Make Affidavit or Declaration; Formal Requirements of Affidavits and Declarations
715.05
US Patent or Application Publication Claiming Same Invention
715.07
Facts and Documentary Evidence
715.08
Passed Upon by Primary Examiner
715.09
Seasonable Presentation
715.10
Review of Affidavit or Declaration for Evidence of Prior Public Use or Sale or Failure to Disclose Best Mode
716
Affidavits or Declarations Traversing Rejections, 37 CFR 1.132
716.01
Generally Applicable Criteria
716.02
Allegations of Unexpected results
716.03
Commericial Success
716.04
Long-felt Need and Failure of Others
716.07
Inoperability of References
716.08
Utility and Operability of Applicants Disclosure
716.09
Sufficiency of Diclousure
716.10
Attribution
718
Affidavit or Declaration to Disqualify Commonly Owned Patent as Prior Art, 37 CFR 1.130
719
File Wrapper
719.01
Papers in File Wrapper
719.02
Data Entered on File Wrapper
719.03
Classification During Examination
719.04
Index of Claims
719.05
Field of Search
719.06
Foreign Filing Dates
719.07
Related Applications
720
Public Use Proceedings
720.01
Preliminary Handling
720.02
Examiner Determination of Prima Facie Showing
720.03
Preliminary Hearing
720.04
Public Use Proceeding Testimony
720.05
Final Decision of Public Proceedings
724
Trade Secret, Proprietary, and Protective Order Materials
724.01
Completeness of the Patent File Wrapper
724.02
Method of Submitting Trade Secret, Proprietary, and/pr Protective Order Materials
724.03
Types of Trade Secret, Proprietary, and/pr Protective Order Materials Submitted Under MPEP Sec. 724.02
724.04
Office Treatment and Handling of Materials Submitted Under MPEP Sec. 724.02
724.05
Petition To Expunge Information or Copy of Papers in Application File
724.06
Handling of Petitions To Expunge Information or Copy of Papers in Application File