37 CFR 41.11: Ex parte communications in inter partes proceedings

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

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41.11    Ex parte communications in inter partes proceedings.

An ex parte communication about an inter partes reexamination (subpart C of this part) or about a contested case (subparts D and E of this part) with a Board member, or with a Board employee assigned to the proceeding, is not permitted.

[Added, 69 FR 49959, Aug. 12, 2004, effective Sept. 13, 2004]