Patent and Trademark Office August 5, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability of and Request for Comments on Green Paper Concerning Restriction Practice
Document Number: 05-15506
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is conducting a study of its restriction practice as part of its 21st Century Strategic Plan to transform the USPTO into a quality focused, highly productive, responsive organization supporting a market-driven intellectual property system. The USPTO prepared a ``Green Paper'' describing and evaluating four options to reform restriction practice suggested by various members of the public, and published a notice on June 6, 2005, at 70 FR 32761 seeking public comment on the Green Paper. The USPTO is extending the period for public comment until September 14, 2005.
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