37 CFR 41.7: Management of the record

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

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41.7    Management of the record.

  • (a) The Board may expunge any paper directed to a Board proceeding, or filed while an application or patent is under the jurisdiction of the Board, that is not authorized under this part or in a Board order, or that is filed contrary to a Board order.
  • (b) A party may not file a paper previously filed in the same Board proceeding, not even as an exhibit or appendix, without Board authorization or as required by rule.
[Added, 69 FR 49959, Aug. 12, 2004, effective Sept. 13, 2004]