MPEP 704.12
Replies to a Requirement for Information

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

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704.12    Replies to a Requirement for Information [R-08.2012]

Replies to requirements for information must be complete and filed within the time period set including any extensions. Failure to reply within the time period set will result in the abandonment of the application. All replies for a request for information should be checked for completeness. Any incomplete reply can be completed within the original time period set including any extensions. Supplemental replies filed after the expiration of the original period for reply including any extensions of time must comply with all other rules for submissions of information.