Patents >Office of Patent Legal Administration > Comments Received > Comments on Revision to the Time for Filing of a Biological Deposit and the Date of Availability of a Biological Deposit (February 20, 2008)

As of April 21, 2008, the organizations listed below have submitted comments in response to the Revision to the Time for Filing of a Biological Deposit and the Date of Availability of a Biological Deposit, Notice of proposed rule making, first published in the Federal Register at 73 Fed. Reg. 9254 (February 20, 2008) and then published in the Official Gazette at 1328 Off. Gaz. Pat. Office 41 (March 18, 2008). It is hoped that the public will review this list to determine if it is complete. If any person or organization has submitted a comment prior to April 21, 2008 in response to the notice, but the comment is not included in this listing, please submit the comment by electronic mail message to, or contact Kathleen Kahler Fonda, by telephone at (571) 272-7754. The comments below are grouped into the following categories: (A) intellectual property organizations and (B) corporations and associations.

Please note that the following documents are provided as submitted by persons and organizations but may contain spelling corrections, artifacts of scanning, OCR, or document format conversion.

A. Intellectual Property Organizations

  1. American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) [PDF]
  2. Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) [PDF]
  3. The Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA) [PDF]

B. Corporations and Assciations

  1. Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) [PDF]
  2. Ceres, Inc. [PDF]

Some contents linked to on this page require a plug-in for PDF files.


KEY: e Biz=online business system fees=fees forms=formshelp=help laws and regs=laws/regulations definition=definition (glossary)
The Inventors Assistance Center is available to help you on patent matters. Send questions about USPTO programs and services to the USPTO Contact Center (UCC). You can suggest USPTO webpages or material you would like featured on this section by E-mail to the . While we cannot promise to accommodate all requests, your suggestions will be considered and may lead to other improvements on the website.