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The Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP) 2.0

The MPEP describes the laws and regulations that must be followed in the examination of U.S. patent applications. The MPEP is based on Chapter 37 of the Code of Federal Regulations, but is substantially affected by ever-evolving case law. So, why MPEP *2.0*? Because we have taken the MPEP and linked it to the majority of relevant case law, greatly enhancing its utility. And, we will be adding Wiki's to facilitate detailed discussions of the MPEP among our Community members.

And by the way, if you see a case law citation that is missing or wrong, let us know -- we are shooting for 100% accuracy!