MPEP 904.02(b)
Search Tool Selection

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

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904.02(b)    Search Tool Selection [R-07.2015]

Detailed guidance on the choice and use of specific search tools can be established only within the context of the special requirements of each Technology Center (TC). However, a general methodology following a "decision tree" process, set forth below, for making broad decisions in search tool selection is suggested.

search Tool Selection Chart