MPEP 1900


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Number of Pages:  12 pgs
Sections:  1901 – 1920

Brief Summary:

If any member of the public becomes aware of a pending application which he or she believes should not gain patent status, that individual has the right to file a protest in reference to the application. A protestor must have a good reason as to why the pending application should not be allowed. All this is covered in chapter 1900.

Key Terms:

ProtestServicingWritten Consent

37 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations):

37 CFR 1.291Protests by the public against pending applications.

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