MPEP 106.01
Rights of Assignee of Part Interest

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

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106.01    Rights of Assignee of Part Interest [R-11.2013]

While it is only the assignee of record of the entire interest who can intervene in the prosecution of an application or interference to the exclusion of the applicant (or, for applications filed on or after September 16, 2012, can prosecute the application after becoming the applicant under 37 CFR 1.46 ), an assignee of a part interest or a licensee of exclusive right is entitled to inspect the application. For information pertaining to prosecution by the assignee, see MPEP § 324 (for applications filed before September 16, 2012) and MPEP § 325 (for applications filed on or after September 16, 2012).