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Below are Federal Register Notices published in 2010 for the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Selected Federal Register Notices may also appear under various topical areas on this USPTO Web site.

For a complete, searchable database of Federal Register Notices in PDF, XML, and accessible HTML formats,  please visit http://www.regulations.gov

Final Rules

  • Correspondence with the United States Patent and Trademark Office [TEXT] [PDF] (25Jun2010)
  • Trademark Technical and Conforming Amendments [TEXT] [PDF] (24Jun2010)
  • Cancellation of Rule of Practice 41.200(b) before Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences in Interference Proceedings [TEXT] [PDF] (15Apr2010)

Proposed Rulemaking

  • Rules of Practice Before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences in Ex Parte Appeals [TEXT] [PDF] (15Nov2010)
  • Rules of Practice Before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences in Ex Parte Appeals; Extension of Comment Period on Potential Modifications to Final Rule [TEXT] [PDF] (10Feb2010)

General Notices

  • Coding of Design Marks in Registrations [TEXT] [PDF] (28Dec2010)
  • Pilot Program for Extended Time Period to Reply to Notice to File Missing Parts of Nonprovisional Application [TEXT] [PDF] (08Nov2010)
  • Extension of the Patent Application Backlog Reduction Stimulus Plan [TEXT] [PDF] (22Nov2010)
  • Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure, Seventh Edition [TEXT] [PDF] (16Nov2010)
  • National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Evaluation Committee [TEXT] [PDF] (15Nov2010)
  • Expansion and Extension of the Green Technology Pilot Program [TEXT] [PDF] (10Nov2010)
  • Performance Review Board (PRB) [TEXT] [PDF] (14Oct2010)
  • Grant of Interim Extension of the Term of U.S. Patent No. 4,919,140; Andara™ OFS™ System [TEXT] [PDF] (13Oct2010)
  • Grant of Interim Extension of the Term of U.S. Patent No. 5,407,914; SURFAXIN® (Lucinactant) [TEXT] [PDF] (13Oct2010)
  • Inquiry on Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Internet Economy [TEXT] [PDF] (05Oct2010)
  • Request for Comments on Incentivizing Humanitarian Technologies and Licensing Through the Intellectual Property System [TEXT] [PDF] (20Sep2010)
  • Patent Examiner Technical Training Program [TEXT] [PDF] (15Sep2010)
  • Examination Guidelines Update: Developments in the Obviousness Inquiry after KSR v. Teleflex [TEXT] [PDF] (01Sep2010)
  • Streamlined Procedure for Appeal Brief Review in Inter Partes Reexamination Proceedings [TEXT] [PDF] (17Aug2010)
  • Interim Guidance for Determining Subject Matter Eligibility for Process Claims in View of Bilski v. Kappos [TEXT] [PDF] (27Jul2010)
  • Treatment of Letters Stating That the USPTO's Patent Term Adjustment Determination Is Greater Than What the Applicant or Patentee Believes Is Appropriate [TEXT] [PDF] (20Jul2010)
  • Draft Strategic Plan for FY 2010–2015 [TEXT] [PDF] (09Jul2010)
  • Clarification on the Procedure for Seeking Review of a Finding of a Substantial New Question of Patentability in Ex Parte Reexamination Proceedings [TEXT] [PDF] (25Jun2010)
  • Expansion and Extension of the Patent Application Backlog Reduction Stimulus Plan [TEXT] [PDF] (24Jun2010)
  • Enforcement Policy Symposium on Combating Counterfeiting in the 21st Century [TEXT] [PDF] (24Jun2010)
  • National Telecommunications and Information Administration; Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Information Economy  [TEXT] [PDF] (14June2010)
  • Request for Comments on Proposed Changes to Restriction Practice in Patent Applications (14June2010) [TEXT] [PDF]
  • Enhanced Examination Timing Control Initiative; Notice of Public Meeting (04June2010) [TEXT] [PDF]
  • Elimination of the Fee for Petitions to Make Special Filed Under the Patent Prosecution Highway Programs [TEXT] [PDF] (25May2010)
  • Streamlined Procedure for Appeal Brief Review in Ex Parte Reexamination Proceedings [TEXT] [PDF] (25May2010)
  • Extension of Period for Nominations to the National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Evaluation Committee [TEXT] [PDF] (24May2010)
  • Elimination of Classification Requirement in the Green Technology Pilot Program [TEXT] [PDF] (21May2010)
  • Electronic Filing System––Web (EFS Web) Contingency Option [TEXT] [PDF] (19May2010)
  • Notice of Roundtables and Request for Comments on Enhancement in the Quality of Patents and on United States Patent and Trademark Office Patent Quality Metrics [TEXT] [PDF] (27Apr2010)
  • Patents Ombudsman Pilot Program [TEXT] [PDF] (06Apr2010)
  • Request for Comments: Proposed Change to Missing Parts Practice [TEXT] [PDF] (02Apr2010)
  • Streamlined Procedure for Appeal Brief Review [TEXT] [PDF] (30Mar2010)
  • Request for Nominations: Public Advisory Committees [TEXT] [PDF] (29Mar2010)
  • Methodology for Conducting Independent Study of Burden of Patent-Related Paperwork [TEXT] [PDF] (25Feb2010)
  • National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Evaluation Committee [TEXT] [PDF] (23Feb2010)
  • Interim Procedure for Patentees To Request a Recalculation of the Patent Term Adjustment To Comply With the Federal Circuit Decision in Wyeth v. Kappos Regarding the Overlapping Delay Provision of 35 U.S.C. 154(b)(2)(A) [TEXT] [PDF] (10Feb2010)
  • Extension of Period for Comments on Enhancement in the Quality of Patents [TEXT] [PDF] (01Feb2010)
  • Extension of the Patent Application Backlog Reduction Stimulus Plan [TEXT] [PDF] (01Feb2010)
  • National Medal of Technology and Innovation Call for 2010 Nominations [TEXT] [PDF] (20Jan2010)

Paperwork Reduction Act

30 Day Notices (Notice of Submission to OMB) 

  • [0651-00xx] - Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA) Surveys [TEXT] [PDF] (29Dec2010)
  • [0651-0052] - United States Patent Applicant Survey [TEXT] [PDF] (13Oct2010)
  • [0651-0032] - Initial Patent Applications [TEXT] [PDF] (29Sep2010)
  • [0651-0034] - Secrecy and License to Export [TEXT] [PDF] (09Aug2010)
  • [0651-0017] - Practitioner Records Maintenance, Disclosure, and Discipline Before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) [TEXT] [PDF] (04Aug2010)
  • [0651-0033] - Post Allowance and Refiling [TEXT] [PDF] (16Jul2010)
  • [0651-0022] - Deposit of Biological Materials [TEXT] [PDF] (13Jul2010)
  • [0651-0020] - Patent Term Extension [TEXT] [PDF] (13Jul2010)
  • [0651-0012] - Admittance to Practice and Roster of Registered Patent Attorneys and Agents Admitted to Practice Before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) [TEXT] [PDF] (21May2010)
  • [0651-0046] - Legal Processes [TEXT] [PDF] (21May2010)
  • [0651-0062] - Green Technology Pilot Program [TEXT] [PDF] (17May2010)
  • [0651-0038] - Customer Input--Patent and Trademark Customer Surveys [TEXT] [PDF] (01Apr2010)
  • [0651-0021] - Patent Cooperation Treaty [TEXT] [PDF] (23Feb2010)
  • [0651-0038] - Customer Input--Patent and Trademark Customer Surveys  [TEXT] [PDF] (01Feb2010) 

60 Day Notices (Notice of Proposed Collection) 

  • [0651-0048] - Native American Tribal Insignia Database [TEXT] [PDF] (26Oct2010)
  • [0651-0062] - Green Technology Pilot Program [TEXT] [PDF] (20Oct2010)
  • [0651-00xx] - Global Intellectual Property Academy Program Survey [TEXT] [PDF] (03Sep2010)
  • [0651-00xx] - Missing Parts Practice [TEXT] [PDF] (01Sep2010)
  • [0651-0040] - Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Actions [TEXT] [PDF] (29Jun2010)
  • [0651-0052] - United States Patent Applicant Survey [TEXT] [PDF] (02Jun2010)
  • [0651-0032] - Initial Patent Applications [TEXT] [PDF] (03May2010)
  • [0651-0020] - Patent Term Extension [TEXT] [PDF] (20Apr2010)
  • [0651-0017] - Practitioner Records Maintenance, Disclosure, and Discipline Before the United States Patent and Trademark Office [TEXT] [PDF] (23Mar2010)
  • [0651-0022] - Deposit of Biological Materials [TEXT] [PDF] (09Feb2010)
  • [0651-0033] - Post Allowance and Refiling [TEXT] [PDF] (09Feb2010)
  • [0651-0046] - Legal Processes [TEXT] [PDF] (25Jan2010)
  • [0651-0034] - Secrecy and License to Export [TEXT] [PDF] (22Jan2010)
  • [0651-0062] - Green Technology Pilot Program [TEXT] [PDF] (12Jan2010)

 

 

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