MPEP 2415
Applicability date of "Sequence Listing XML" Requirements to Applications Based on Filing Date of Application and Procedures for Failure to Submit Correct Format of Sequence Listing

Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 07.2022, Last Revised in February 2023

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2415    Applicability date of "Sequence Listing XML" Requirements to Applications Based on Filing Date of Application and Procedures for Failure to Submit Correct Format of Sequence Listing [R-07.2022]

[Editor Note: This section is applicable to all applications filed on or after July 1, 2022, having disclosures of nucleotide and/or amino acid sequences as defined in 37 CFR 1.831(b).]

Patent applications that contain disclosures of nucleotide and/or amino acid sequences must present the associated biological sequence data in a standardized electronic format. For those applications filed on or after July 1, 2022, a "Sequence Listing XML" (see 37 CFR 1.831(a) ) as a separate part of the specification is required.