37 CFR 41.3
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(a)Deciding official. Petitions must be addressed to the Chief Administrative Patent Judge. A panel or an administrative patent judge may certify a question of policy to the Chief Administrative Patent Judge for decision. The Chief Administrative Patent Judge may delegate authority to decide petitions.
(b)Scope. This section covers petitions on matters pending before the Board (§ § 41.35, 41.64, 41.103, and 41.205); otherwise, see § § 1.181 to 1.183 of this title. The following matters are not subject to petition:
(1)Issues committed by statute to a panel, and
(2)In pending contested cases, procedural issues. See § 41.121(a)(3) and § 41.125(c).