MPEP 905.01(a)(4)
Guidance Headings Found in CPC Schemes

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

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905.01(a)(4)    Guidance Headings Found in CPC Schemes [R-07.2015]

Guidance headings may be provided as follows:

  • (A) When a large part of a subclass relates to a common subject matter, a guidance heading indicating that subject matter may be provided at the beginning of that part.
  • (B) As a title, without any associated symbol, of subject matter preceding several main groups.
  • (C) To describe common subject matter of several main groups.