37 CFR 11.201: Advisor

Taken from the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 07.2015, Last Revised in November 2015

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11.201    Advisor.

In representing a client, a practitioner shall exercise independent professional judgment and render candid advice. In rendering advice, a practitioner may refer not only to law but to other considerations such as moral, economic, social and political factors that may be relevant to the client’s situation.

[Added 78 FR 20180, Apr. 3, 2013, effective May 3, 2013]