2617 Statement in the Request Applying Prior Art [R-11.2013]
No requests for Inter Partes Reexamination may be filed on or after September 16, 2012. Guidance on the former practice is available in revision 7 of the 8th Edition of the MPEP and in Revision of Standard for Granting an Inter Partes Reexamination Request, 76 Fed. Reg. 59055 (September 23, 2011).