MPEP 1700


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Number of Pages:  12 pgs
Sections:  1701 – 1730

Brief Summary:

This chapter discusses several miscellaneous topics such as the restrictions placed on former examiners aiding in the writing or prosecution of a patent application.

It also outlines the operation of the Official Gazette, including when it is published and the details of its contents.

The U.S. Philippines search engine is also touched upon briefly.

Key Terms:

Disclosure DocumentsOfficial GazettePatent Trial and Appeal Board

37 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations):

37 CFR 11.10Restrictions on practice in patent matters; former and current Office employees; government employees.

35 USC (United States Code):

35 USC 4Restrictions on officers and employees as to interest in patents.

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