Federal Register Notices - 2017

Below are Federal Register Notices published in 2017 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

  • Affidavits or Declarations of Use, Continued Use, or Excusable Nonuse in Trademark Cases; Delay of Effective Date, 10273 [2017–02796] [TEXT] [PDF] (10Feb2017)
  • Changes in Requirements for Affidavits or Declarations of Use, Continued Use, or Excusable Nonuse in Trademark Cases, 6259–6265 [2017–00317] [TEXT] [PDF] (19Jan2017)

Interim Rules

  • None at this time

Proposed Rule

  • None at this time 

General Notices

  • Preliminary Draft Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Currently Being Negotiated at The Hague Conference on Private International Law, 4314–4315 [2017–00671] [TEXT] [PDF] (13Jan2017)
  • Continuation of the Accelerated Examination Program, 3758–3759 [2017–00568] [TEXT] [PDF] (12Jan2017)

Paperwork Reduction Act

30-Day Notices (Notice of Submission to OMB)

  • None at this time

60-Day Notices (Notice of Proposed Collection)

  • [0651-0063] - Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Actions [TEXT] [PDF] (17Feb2017)
  • [0651-0032] - Initial Patent Applications [TEXT] [PDF] (16Feb2017)

Privacy Act

System of Records Notices

  • None at this time