manual of patent examining procedure (mpep) ninth edition, revision 08.2017, last revised january 2018 the uspto continues to offer an online discussion tool for commenting on selected chapters of the manual.
MPEP 502.03: Communications via Internet Electronic Mail
502.03 communications via internet electronic mail (email) [r-07.2015] the office published a patent internet usage policy to : (a) establish a policy for use of the internet by the patent examining corps and other organizations within the uspto,
each section within an mpep chapter includes a revision date indicator, e.g., [r-07.2015]. the numbers within the bracket indicate the date the revision cycle for that section was completed, which would be july 2015 in the example above.
Authorization for Email Communication - by IdeaScale
authorization for email communication. allow registered practitioners that are associated with a customer number (cn) used as the correspondence address (ca) to authorize communications with the office via email pursuant to mpep 502.03 upon filing via efs-web. although the mpep indicates that authorization is from the applicant, the cn practice
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