Thursday, October 20, 2005

Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP)

The United States Patent & Trademark Office has made available the new version (8th edition, 3rd revision) of the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP) online in PDF.

2 comments:

David Hopwood said...

Given the restrictions on use of the Internet in searching for prior art, it's not surprising they never (to a first approximation) find any.

BTW, anyone interested in this topic might want to participate in this poll.

Nick Szabo said...

It's also a good time to write your Congressman, as the House is proposing the biggest changes to patent law since 1952. Here is a brief description and some more links.