MPEP 608.05(c)
Submissions of Biological Sequence Listings as ASCII Files

Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 10.2019, Last Revised in June 2020

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608.05(c)    Submissions of Biological Sequence Listings as ASCII Files [R-10.2019]

Filing of biological sequence information on compact disc or in text format via EFS-Web is now permitted in lieu of filing on paper. See MPEP § 608.05. See also MPEP § 2422.03 for compact disc filings and MPEP § 2422.03(a) for sequence listings submitted as ASCII text files via EFS-Web. See also MPEP § 502.05 and the EFS-Web Legal Framework (www.uspto.gov/patents-application-process/ filing-online/legal-framework-efs-web ) for submissions via EFS-Web.