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Below are this year's Federal Register Notices published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Selected Federal Register Notices may also appear under various topical areas on this USPTO website.

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

Final Rules

  • Patent Term Adjustment Provisions of the Leahy–Smith America Invents Act Technical Corrections Act, 27755–27761 [2014–11131] [TEXT] [PDF] (15May2014)

 

Interim Rules

  • Changes to Continued Prosecution Application Practice, 12384–12386 [2014–04807] [TEXT] [PDF] (05Mar2014)
  • Changes to Permit Delayed Submission of Certain Requirements for Prioritized Examination, 12386–12390 [2014–04806] [TEXT] [PDF] (05Mar2014)

 

Proposed Rule

  • Authorization of Access to Unpublished U.S. Patent Applications by Foreign Intellectual Property Offices, 40035–40040 [2014–16062] [TEXT] [PDF] (11Jul2014)
  • Request for Nominations: Patent and Trademark Public Advisory Committees, 35152–35153 [2014–14352] [TEXT] [PDF] (19Jun2014)
  • Patent Term Adjustment Changes: Federal Circuit Decision in Novartis v. Lee, 34681–34685 [2014–14186] [TEXT] [PDF] (18Jun2014)
  • Trademark Applications and Renewals; Reduction of Fees, 26664–26669 [2014–10730] [TEXT] [PDF] (09May2014)
  • Required Identification of Attributable Owner: Extension of Deadline for Requests to Testify at Public Hearings, 13962–13963 [2014–05281] [TEXT] [PDF] (12Mar2014)
  • Collective Trademarks and Service Marks, Collective Membership Marks, and Certification Marks: Changes in Requirements, 9678–9697 [2014–03256] [TEXT] [PDF] (20Feb2014)
  • Rules of Practce; Identification of Attributable Owner: Public Hearings, 9677–9678 [2014–03629] [TEXT] [PDF] (20Feb2014)
  • Changes to Require Identification of Attributable Owner, 4105–4121 [2014–01195] [TEXT] [PDF] (24Jan2014)
  • Trademark Rules of Practice and Rules of Practice in Filings: Changes Pursuant to Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks, 3750–3757 [2014–01126] [TEXT] [PDF] (23Jan2014)
  • Implementation of Hague Agreement Concerning International Registration of Industrial Designs; Comment Period Extension , 3146–3147 [2014–00729] [TEXT] [PDF] (17Jan2014)

 

General Notices

  • Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals, 44010–44011 [2014–17790] [TEXT] [PDF] (29Jul2014)
  • Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals, 44011 [2014–17870] [TEXT] [PDF] (29Jul2014)
  • Optimum First Action and Total Patent Pendency, 38854–38855 [2014–16031] [TEXT] [PDF] (09Jul2014)
  • Examination Instruction and Guidance Pertaining to Patent-Eligible Subject Matter, 36786 [2014–15352] [TEXT] [PDF] (30Jun2014)
  • Trial Proceedings: Patent Trial and Appeal Board, 36474–36477 [2014–15171] [TEXT] [PDF] (27Jun2014)
  • Request for Comments on Virtual Marking, 34291 [2014-14044] [TEXT] [PDF] (16Jun2014)
  • Elimination of Patents Search Templates, 29172–29173 [2014–11741] [TEXT] [PDF] (21May2014)
  • Guidance for Determining Subject Matter Eligibility of Claims Reciting or Involving Laws of Nature, Natural Phenomena, and Natural Products, 21736–21738 [2014–08759] [TEXT] [PDF] (17Apr2014)
  • Copyright Policy Topics, 21439–21440 [2014–08627] [TEXT] [PDF] (16Apr2014)
  • Patents for Humanity Program, 18670–18674 [2014–07489] [TEXT] [PDF] (03Apr2014)
  • Glossary Pilot Program, 17137–17139 [2014–06792] [TEXT] [PDF] (27Mar2014)
  • National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Evaluation Committee, 15319 [2014–06015] [TEXT]  [PDF] (19Mar2014)
  • Use of Crowdsourcing and Third-Party Preissuance Submissions to Identify Relevant Prior Art; Roundtable, 15319–15321 [2014–05996] [TEXT]  [PDF] (19Mar2014)
  • National Medal of Technology and Innovation; Extension of Deadline, 15321 [2014–06008] [TEXT]  [PDF] (19Mar2014)
  • Improving the Operation of the Notice and Takedown System under the DMCA; Multistakeholder Forum, 13644–13645 [2014–05159] [TEXT] [PDF] (11Mar2014)
  • Patent Term Extensions: U.S. Patent No. 5,610,059; Monovalent Lawsonia intracellularis Bacterin Vaccine, 10126 [2014–03855] [TEXT] [PDF] (24Feb2014)
  • Written Description Requirement for Design Applications, 7171–7173 [2014–02578] [TEXT] [PDF] (06Feb2014)
  • Grant of Interim Extension of the Term of U.S. Patent No. 5,593,823; INTERCEPT[supreg] Blood System for Plasma 2821–2822 [2014–00723] [TEXT] [PDF] (16Jan2014)
  • Extended Missing Parts Pilot Program; Extension, 642–644 [2013–31574] [TEXT] [PDF] (06Jan2014)
  • Prior Art Resources for Use in the Examination of Software-Related Patent Applications, 644–645 [2013–31492] [TEXT] [PDF] (06Jan2014)

 

Paperwork Reduction Act

 30 Day Notices (Notice of Submission to OMB) 

  • [0651-0056] - Submissions Regarding Correspondence and Regarding Attorney Representation [TEXT] [PDF] (29July2014)
  • [0651-0059] - Patent Petitions Related to Application and Reexamination Processing Fees [TEXT] [PDF] (29July2014)
  • [0651-0050] - Response to Office Action and Voluntary Amendment Forms [TEXT] [PDF] (28May2014)
  • [0651-0065] - Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA) Surveys [TEXT] [PDF] (28May2014)
  • [0651-0040] - Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Actions [TEXT] [PDF] (18Mar2014)
  • [0651-0063] - Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Actions [TEXT] [PDF] (26Feb2014)
  • [0651-0032] - Initial Patent Applications [TEXT] [PDF] (30Jan2014)
  • [0651-0048] - Native American Tribal Insignia Database [TEXT] [PDF] (28Jan2014)

 
60 Day Notices (Notice of Proposed Collection) 

  • [0651-0012] - Admission to Practice and Roster: Registered Patent Attorneys and Agents Admitted to Practice [TEXT] [PDF] (30June2014)
  • [0651-0054] - Substantive Submissions Made During Prosecution of the Trademark Application [TEXT] [PDF] (23June2014)
  • [0651-0042] - Patent Examiner Employment Application [TEXT] [PDF] (18June2014)
  • [0651-0059] - Patent Petitions Related to Application and Reexamination Processing Fees [TEXT] [PDF] (20May2014)
  • [0651-0056] - Submissions Regarding Correspondence and Regarding Attorney Representation [TEXT] [PDF] (8May2014)
  • [0651-0065] - Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA) Surveys [TEXT] [PDF] (19Mar2014)
  • [0651-0054] - Substantive Submissions Made During Prosecution of the Trademark Application [TEXT] [PDF] (05Mar2014)
  • [0651-0043] - Patent and Trademark Financial Transactions [TEXT] [PDF] (12Feb2014)
  • [0651-0050] - Response to Office Action and Voluntary Amendment Forms [TEXT] [PDF] (28Jan2014)

 

Proposed Rulemaking (Supporting Statements) 

    Currently none available.

 

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