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,
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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
Federal Register :: Manual of Patent Examining Procedure
the united states patent and trademark office (``uspto'') issued a revision of the ninth edition of the manual of patent examining procedure (``mpep'') in january 2018 to provide updated information on patent examination policy and procedure (``january 2018 revision''). the mpep is published to
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the articles of the patent internet usage policy pertinent to communications via electronic mail are summarized below. see mpep § 904.02(c) for information pertinent to internet searching, and mpep § 707.05(e) for information pertaining to the citation of electronic documents. see also mpep § 713.04 for recordation of email interviews.