Changes to Implement the Patent Business Goals
Final Rule; Correction.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (Office) published a final rule in the Federal Register of September 8, 2000, revising the rules of practice in patent cases to implement the Patent Business Goals. The Office also published a correction notice in the Federal Register of December 18, 2000, correcting errors in the final rule. This document corrects an error in the correction notice and makes the correction retroactive to December 18, 2000.
6 actions from October 5th, 1998 to June 2000
October 5th, 1998
December 4th, 1998
- ANPRM Comment Period End
October 4th, 1999
November 4th, 1999
- NPRM Comment Period End
- Final Rule
- Final Rule Effective
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EFFECTIVE DATE: Back to Top
December 18, 2000.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top
Hiram H. Bernstein ((703) 305-8713), Senior Legal Advisor, or Robert J. Spar, Director ((703) 308-5107), Office of Patent Legal Administration (OPLA), directly by phone, or by facsimile to (703) 305-1013, marked to the attention of Mr. Bernstein, or by mail addressed to: Box Comments—Patents, Commissioner for Patents, Washington, D.C. 20231.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Back to Top
The Office published a final rule in the Federal Register of September 8, 2000 (65 FR 54604), entitled “Changes to Implement Patent Business Goals,” and a correction notice in the Federal Register of December 18, 2000 (65 FR 78958) correcting errors in the final rule. The correction notice inadvertently indicated that the processing fee for correcting inventorship in a patent under 37 CFR 1.324 is $55.00. The processing fee for correcting inventorship in a patent under § 1.324 is actually $130.00.
§ 1.20 [Corrected]
1.On page 78960, in the first column, § 1.20, paragraph (b), line 3, correct “$55.00” to read “$130.00”.
Dated: December 19, 2000.
Albin F. Drost,
Acting General Counsel.
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