MPEP 608.01(s)
Restoration of Canceled Matter

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

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608.01(s)    Restoration of Canceled Matter [R-08.2012]

Canceled text in the specification can be reinstated only by a subsequent amendment presenting the previously canceled matter as a new insertion. 37 CFR 1.121(b)(4). A claim canceled by amendment (deleted in its entirety) may be reinstated only by a subsequent amendment presenting the claim as a new claim with a new claim number. 37 CFR 1.121(c)(5). See MPEP § 714.