From time to time an Examiner in the USPTO recites this objection:
The abstract of the disclosure does not commence on a separate sheet in accordance with 37 CFR §§ 1.52(b)(4) and 1.72(b). A new abstract of the disclosure is required and must be presented on a separate sheet, apart from any other text.
An Examiner made such an objection a couple of days ago in one of our cases. We will be able to force the Examiner to withdraw the objection. Continue reading