714.16(a) Amendments Under 37 CFR 1.312, Copied Patent Claims [R-08.2012]

See MPEP Chapter 2300 for the procedure to be followed when an amendment is received after notice of allowance which includes one or more claims copied or substantially copied from a patent.

The entry of the copied patent claims is not a matter of right. See MPEP § 714.19.

See MPEP § 607 and § 714.16(c) for additional fee requirements.