Updating the MPEP

Director David Kappos is looking for your suggestions on updating the MPEP  [Link].

The MPEP was a topic of discussion in the oral argument of  Boehringer Ingelheim v. Barr Labs, 2009-1032 (Fed. Cir. January 25, 2010) decided just recently.  In this sound bite, Judge Prost asks counsel about the meaning of “consonance” in MPEP section 804.01 and Judge Dyk inquires whether the meaning of consonance given by the MPEP is too narrow:  [Listen].

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