37 CFR 42.7: Management of the record
Taken from the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 10.2019, Last Revised in June 2020
42.7 Management of the record.
- (a) The Board may expunge any paper directed to a proceeding or filed while an application or patent is under the jurisdiction of the Board that is not authorized under this part or in a Board order or that is filed contrary to a Board order.
- (b) The Board may vacate or hold in abeyance any non-Board action directed to a proceeding while an application or patent is under the jurisdiction of the Board unless the action was authorized by the Board.
[Added, 77 FR 48612, Aug. 14, 2012, effective Sept. 16, 2012]