On Wednesday, October 30, 2013, the Office issued the October 2013 update of the TMEP. The update, which is posted on the USPTO website, includes precedential case law and other changes that have occurred since the April 2013 TMEP revision. In a few areas, existing procedures have been revised or new procedures have been added. For a listing of all the changes, see the "Changes in the TMEP October 2013 Edition" document that is posted as part of the TMEP.
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