MPEP 711.03(d)
Examiner’s Statement on Petition To Set Aside Examiner’s Holding

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

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711.03(d)    Examiner’s Statement on Petition To Set Aside Examiner’s Holding [R-08.2012]

37 CFR 1.181 states that the examiner "may be directed by the Director to furnish a written statement, within a specific time, setting forth the reasons for his or her decision upon the matters averred in the petition, supplying a copy to the petitioner." Unless requested, however, such a statement should not be prepared. See MPEP § 1002.01.