MPEP 100
Secrecy, Access, National Security, and Foreign Filing

This is the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 10.2019, Last Revised in June 2020

Chapter 100: Secrecy, Access, National Security, and Foreign Filing

101: General

102: Information as to Status of an Application

103: Right of Public To Inspect Patent Files and Some Application Files

104: Power to Inspect Application

105: Suspended or Excluded Practitioner Cannot Inspect

106: Control of Inspection by Assignee

106.01: Rights of Assignee of Part Interest

107: Reserved

110: Confidential Nature of International Applications

111: Reserved

115: Review of Applications for National Security and Property Rights Issues

116: Reserved

120: Secrecy Orders

121: Handling of Applications under Secrecy Order and/or Bearing National Security Markings

122: Reserved

130: Examination of Secrecy Order Cases

131: Reserved

140: Foreign Filing Licenses

141: Reserved

150: Statements to DOE and NASA

151: Content of the Statements