MPEP 2420
The Requirements for Patent Applications Containing Nucleotide Sequence and/or Amino Acid Sequence Disclosures - the Sequence Rules

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

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2420    The Requirements for Patent Applications Containing Nucleotide Sequence and/or Amino Acid Sequence Disclosures - the Sequence Rules [R-07.2015]

The sequence rules (37 CFR 1.821 -1.825 ) set forth the requirements pertaining to patent applications containing nucleotide sequence and/or amino acid sequence disclosures. See also MPEP § 608.05 and § 2422.03.

See PCT Rule 5 and Rule 13ter, and MPEP § 1823.02 and § 24.2, for the requirements under the PCT for international applications that disclose nucleic acid or amino acid sequences.