When to File a Request for Rehearing
- An appellant may file a Request for Rehearing within two (2) months of the date of the original decision of the Board. 37 CFR 41.52(a)(1).
How to File a Request for Rehearing
- The request for rehearing must state with particularity the points believed to have been misapprehended or overlooked by the Board. Arguments not raised, and Evidence not previously relied upon are not permitted in the request for rehearing except as permitted by 37 CFR 41.52(a)(2)-(a)(4). 37 CFR 41.52(a)(1).
Decision on a Request for Rehearing
- No request for rehearing from a decision on rehearing is permitted unless the rehearing decision so modified the original decision as to become, in effect, a new decision AND the Board states that a second request for rehearing would be permitted. 37 CFR 41.52(a)(1).