909.01 Assignment, Transfer and Classification Challenges under Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) [R-07.2022]
The titles “management” and “assigned examiner”, as used in this Chapter 900, include in their definition any person designated by them to act on their behalf.
Assignment of a patent application in the Cooperative Patent Classification system is determined by the C-Star (C*) designations assigned to the application. C* is a binary designation given to the family level Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) symbol(s) on an application that are representative of the claimed subject matter in an application. See MPEP § 905.03.