Source Materials for the Registration Examination

THE SOURCE MATERIALS FOR THE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON THE REGISTRATION EXAMINATION THROUGH MARCH 8, 2016 IS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP), Edition 9
http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/pac/mpep/old/mpep_E9R0.htm;

2. Consolidated Patent Laws Including Changes Implementing the Patent Law Treaty
http://www.wipo.int/edocs/lexdocs/laws/en/us/us314en.pdf;

3. Consolidated Patent Rules Including Changes to Implement the Patent Law Treaty
http://www.wipo.int/edocs/lexdocs/laws/en/us/us313en.pdf;

4. Inter Partes, Post Grant, and Covered Business Method Review Final Rules (77 Fed. Reg. 48680, August 14, 2012) http://www.uspto.gov/aia_implementation/fr_specific_trial.pdf;

5. Derivation Proceeding Final Rules (77 Fed. Reg.56068, September 11, 2012)
http://www.uspto.gov/aia_implementation/2012-22204-derivation-proceedings.pdf;

6. Changes to Representation of Others Before the USPTO Final Rules
http:/www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-04-03/pdf/2013-07382.pdf; and

7. Implementation of the Global and IP5 Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Programs with Participating Offices
http://www.uspto.gov/patents/law/notices/global-ip5.pdf

THE SOURCE MATERIALS FOR THE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON THE REGISTRATION EXAMINATION BEGINNING MARCH 16, 2016 IS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP), Ninth Edition, Revision 07.2015
http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/pac/mpep/index.html;

2. Inter Partes, Post Grant, and Covered Business Method Review Final Rules (77 Fed. Reg. 48680, August 14, 2012)
http://www.uspto.gov/aia_implementation/fr_specific_trial.pdf;

3. Derivation Proceeding Final Rules (77 Fed. Reg.56068, September 11, 2012)
http://www.uspto.gov/aia_implementation/2012-22204-derivation-proceedings.pdf;

4. Changes to Representation of Others Before the USPTO Final Rules
http:/www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-04-03/pdf/2013-07382.pdf; and

5. Implementation of the Global and IP5 Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Programs with Participating Offices
http://www.uspto.gov/patents/law/notices/global-ip5.pdf