MPEP 105
Suspended or Excluded Practitioner Cannot Inspect

This is the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 08.2017, Last Revised in Januay 2018

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105    Suspended or Excluded Practitioner Cannot Inspect [R-11.2013]

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 an inventor or the applicant. Power to inspect given to such an attorney or agent will not be accepted.