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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