"Life as an MPEP
is truly an irreplaceable opportunity where you are immersed into another nation's military and function as one of their own," Maj.
(97) The MPEP
does not mention morality at all, instead simply
(118.) The MPEP
provides guidance to patent examiners and is entitled to judicial notice as the Patent Office's official interpretation of statutes and regulations.
, supra note 56, [section] 1503.02.III [paragraph] 15.50 (requiring solid lines for the "ornamental design which is being claimed" and prohibiting broken lines even for "unimportant or immaterial features" so long as they are "portions of a claimed design").
The mGluR5 antagonist MPEP
decreases operant ethanol self-administration during maintenance and after repeated alcohol deprivations in alcohol-preferring (P) rats.
[and] any new evidence supplied by [the] applicant [with the] evidence and[/or] scientific reasoning previously presented in the [initial] rejection and then decide whether the claimed invention is enabled." MPEP
, supra note 148, [section] 2164.05.
Interestingly, another study has reported that the persistent CA3 neuronal responses to the group I mGlu agonist DHPG were reversed by [mGlu.sub.1] antagonist LY367385 or (hydroxyimino)cyclopropa[b]chromen-1a-carboxylate ethyl ester (CPCCOEt) and to a lesser extent by the [mGlu.sub.5] antagonist MPEP
, indicating that the [mGlu.sub.1] is primarily involved .
Because this claim recited the application of an abstract idea (to a natural product), the procedure proposed by the USPTO in the March 2014 Guidance mandated the MPEP
[section]2016(II) rules and found the claim drawn to ineligible subject matter (an abstract idea, i.e.
is governed by Army Regulation (AR) 614-10, Army Military Personnel Exchange Program with Military Services of Other Nations; administered by the Department of the Army; and overseen by the Army Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans, and Training.
When it is a commonly owned reference as defined by the MPEP
, you avoid characterizing that reference unnecessarily.
For officers serving in basic branches such as Infantry, Armor, Aviation, Field Artillery and others, opportunities such as this are possible through the Department of the Army Military Personnel Exchange Program (MPEP