Patent Related Notices - 2021

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* active hyperlinks in this column retrieve USPTO documents posted prior to publication in the OG or Fed. Reg.

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Date of Receipt of Electronic Submissions of Patent Correspondence (01Dec2021)  TBD07DEC2021
Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Program Between the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the National Institute of Industrial Property of France (26Nov2021)    
Setting and Adjusting Patent Fees During Fiscal Year 2020 (16Nov2021)  86 FR 6619222NOV2021
Establishment of a USPTO Email Box for Submitting General Questions Related to the Patent Cooperation Treaty and Applications Filed or Submitted Thereunder (05Nov2021)    
Electronic Submission of a Sequence Listing, a Large Table, or a Computer Program Listing Appendix in Patent Applications (04Oct2021)  86 FR 5703514OCT2021
United States Postal Service Interruption and Emergency Under 35 U.S.C. 21(a) (01Oct2021)1491 OG 28526OCT2021  
2021 Increase of the Annual Limit on Accepted Requests for Track One Prioritized Examination (17Sep2021)  86 FR 5298824SEP2021
Administrative Updates to the General Requirements Bulletin for Admission to the Examination for Registration To Practice in Patent Cases Before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (26Aug2021)  86 FR 5265222SEP2021
Modification of COVID-19 Prioritized Examination Pilot Program (31Aug2021)  86 FR 4952203SEP2021
Standard for Presentation of Nucleotide and Amino Acid Sequence Listings Using eXtensible Markup Language in Patent Applications to Implement World Intellectual Property Organization Standard ST.26; Incorporation by Reference (29Jun2021)  86 FR 3542906JUL2021
Mailing Address Changes Related to Deposit Accounts and Patent Maintenance Fees (26Jun2021)  86 FR 3522902JUL2021
Properly Presenting Prophetic and Working Examples in a Patent Application (26Jun2021)  86 FR 3507401JUL2021
Change in Legal Holidays (21Jun2021)1488 OG 13913JUL2021  
Submitting Patent Applications in Structured Text Format and Reliance on the Text Version as the Source or Evidentiary Copy (24May2021)  86 FR 2957102JUN2021
Electronic Submission of a Sequence Listing, a Large Table, or a Computer Program Listing Appendix in Patent Applications (12May2021)  86 FR 2830126MAY2021
United States Postal Service Interruption and Emergency Under 35 U.S.C. 21(a) (12Mar2021)1485 OG 29627APR2021  
Closing of the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday, February 18, 2021 (04Mar2021)1485 OG 29927APR2021  
Expanded Collaborative Search Pilot Program Extension (01Feb2021)  86 FR 818304FEB2021
Available Relief for Delays in Timely Filing Certified Copies of Foreign Priority Applications Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak (29Jan2021)1483 OG 26523FEB2021  
Continuation of the Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Program Between the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Romanian State Office for Inventions and Trademarks (19Jan2021)1483 OG 19316FEB2021