Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP)
Chapter 100: Secrecy, Access, National Security, and Foreign Filing

Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 07.2015, Last Revised in November 2015

Chapter 100: Secrecy, Access, National Security, and Foreign Filing

101: General

102: Information as to Status of an Application

103: Right of Public To Inspect Patent Files and Some Application Files

104: Power to Inspect Application

105: Suspended or Excluded Practitioner Cannot Inspect

106: Control of Inspection by Assignee

106.01: Rights of Assignee of Part Interest

107‑109: [Reserved]

110: Confidential Nature of International Applications

111‑114: [Reserved]

115: Review of Applications for National Security and Property Rights Issues

116‑119: [Reserved]

120: Secrecy Orders

121: Handling of Applications under Secrecy Order and/or Bearing National Security Markings

122‑129: [Reserved]

130: Examination of Secrecy Order Cases

131‑139: [Reserved]

140: Foreign Filing Licenses

141‑149: [Reserved]

150: Statements to DOE and NASA

151: Content of the Statements