MPEP Section 105, Suspended or Excluded Practitioner Cannot Inspect
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105 Suspended or Excluded Practitioner Cannot Inspect [R-2]
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) employees are forbidden to hold either oral or written communication with an attorney or agent who has been suspended or excluded from practice by the USPTO regarding an application unless it *>is< one in which said attorney or agent is the applicant. Power to inspect given to such an attorney or agent will not be accepted.