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800 Restriction in Applications Filed Under 35 U.S.C. 111; Double Patenting

MPEP 803.04 Nucleotide Sequences

This part of the MPEP does not appear to take into consideration the OG notice published March 27, 2007 which redacts the 'ten sequence rule.' Will the MPEP be amended to include the information in the OG notice?

Further, the MPEP does not explicitly discuss amino acid sequence restriction in Chapter 800. It would be very helpful if the MPEP discussed restriction and how it applies specifically to amino acid sequences.... more »

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2400 Biotechnology

2422-2426: Sequence Listing Rules trending idea

Is there a reason why the USPTO doesn't allow transfer of CRFs from a parent case without a paper copy? My understanding of how the Office is interpreting the transfer rules is that you can only request transfer of the CRF if you also file a paper copy or PDF copy of the sequence listing. They will not allow transfer if you have an incorporation-by-reference in lieu of the paper copy of PDF.

It would make a lot more... more »

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