18.104.22.168 Examination proceedings (ex parte)
As no other party is affected, Examining Divisions may adopt a more liberal approach than Opposition Divisions. Therefore, Examining Divisions should consider allowing the presentation of a computer-generated slideshow even if the slides are not communicated in advance of the oral proceedings, provided that:
the Examining Division feels able to deal with this late-filed material without unduly lengthening the proceedings. The same considerations as for other late-filed facts and evidence apply (see E II, 8.6
the room in which oral proceedings are held provides adequate basic facilities (e.g. a screen);
the submissions contribute to the resolution of the questions at issue.