MPEP 1907
Unauthorized Participation by Protestor

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

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1907    Unauthorized Participation by Protestor [R-08.2012]

Office personnel must exercise care to ensure that substantive matters relating to the application are not discussed ex parte with protestor or communicated in writing ex parte to protestor. The examiner must not communicate in any manner with protestor. See 37 CFR 1.291( d).