MPEP 201.06(a)
Former 37 CFR 1.60 Divisional Continuation Procedure

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

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201.06(a)    Former 37 CFR 1.60 Divisional Continuation Procedure [R-08.2012]

37 CFR 1.60 was deleted effective December 1, 1997. See 1203 O.G. 63, October 21, 1997. A continuation or divisional application filed under 37 CFR 1.60 on or after December 1, 1997, will automatically be treated as an application filed under 37 CFR 1.53(b). All continuation and divisional applications filed under 37 CFR 1.60 prior to December 1, 1997 will continue to be processed and examined under the procedures set forth in former 37 CFR 1.60. For more information pertaining to practice and procedure under former 37 CFR 1.60, see MPEP § 201.06(a) in the MPEP 8th Edition, Rev. 1 (February 2003)(available on the USPTO website at www.uspto.gov/web/offices/pac/mpep/mpep.htm ).