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37 CFR 1.132: Affidavits or declarations traversing rejections or objections

Taken from the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, published in March 2014

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CFR Part Index
Part 1: Rules of Practice in Patent Cases
Subpart B - National Processing Provisions
Affidavits Overcoming Rejections

1.132    Affidavits or declarations traversing rejections or objections.

When any claim of an application or a patent under reexamination is rejected or objected to, any evidence submitted to traverse the rejection or objection on a basis not otherwise provided for must be by way of an oath or declaration under this section.

[48 FR 2713, Jan. 20, 1983, effective Feb. 27, 1983; revised, 61 FR 42790, Aug. 19, 1996, effective Sept. 23, 1996; revised, 65 FR 54604, Sept. 8, 2000, effective Sept. 8, 2000; revised 65 FR 57024, Sept. 20, 2000, effective Nov. 29, 2000]