MPEP 1302.13
Signing

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

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1302.13    Signing [R-07.2015]

The primary examiner and the assistant examiner involved in the allowance of an application will apply E-Signatures on the Issue Classification sheet. A primary examiner who prepares an application for issue signs the file wrapper only in the "Primary Examiner" box on the Issue Classification sheet.

Only the names of the primary examiner and the assistant examiner appearing on the Issue Classification Sheet will be listed in the printed patent.