Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP)
Chapter 1100: Statutory Invention Registration (SIR); Pre-Grant Publication (PGPub) and Preissuance Submissions

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

Chapter 1100: Statutory Invention Registration (SIR); Pre-Grant Publication (PGPub) and Preissuance Submissions

1101: Request for Statutory Invention Registration (SIR)

1102-1110: [Reserved]

1111: SIR Publication and Effect

1112-1119: [Reserved]

1120: Eighteen-Month Publication of Patent Applications

1121: Content of a Patent Application Publication

1122: Requests for Nonpublication

1123: Rescission of a Nonpublication Request

1124: Notice of Foreign Filing

1125: Express Abandonment to Avoid Publication

1126: Publication Fees

1127: Notice of Publication

1128: Availability of Published Applications

1129: Request for Early Publication

1130: Republication and Correction of Patent Application Publications

1131: [Reserved]

1132: Requests for Redacted Publication

1133: Voluntary Publication

1134: Third Party Inquiries and Correspondence in a Published Application

1134.01: Third Party Submissions Under 37 CFR 1.290

1135: PGPub Forms