37 CFR 2.98: Adding party to interference
Taken from the USPTO's TM Federal Statutes and Rules, Last Revised in January 2018
§2.98 Adding party to interference.
A party may be added to an interference only upon petition to the Director by that party. If an application which is or might be the subject of a petition for addition to an interference is not added, the examining attorney may suspend action on the application pending termination of the interference proceeding.
[48 FR 23135, May 23, 1983; 68 FR 14332, March 25, 2003, effective May 1, 2003; 81 FR 69950, Oct. 7, 2016, effective January 14, 2017]