Patent and Trademark Office May 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Grant of Interim Extension of the Term of U.S. Patent No. 5,912,231; LOCILEX® (pexiganan)
Document Number: 2017-10964
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued an order granting interim extension for a one-year interim extension of the term of U.S. Patent No. 5,912,231.
July 2017 Revision of Patent Cooperation Treaty Procedures
Document Number: 2017-10870
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-05-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO or Office) is amending the rules of practice to implement certain amendments made to the Regulations under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) that will take effect on July 1, 2017, concerning the transmittal by a Receiving Office to an International Searching Authority of documents relating to an earlier search or classification.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Actions
Document Number: 2017-10759
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
Improving the Accuracy of the Trademark Register: Request for Comments on Possible Streamlined Version of Cancellation Proceedings on Grounds of Abandonment and Nonuse
Document Number: 2017-09856
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (``USPTO'') seeks comments from stakeholders, mark owners, and all those interested in the maintenance of an accurate U.S. Trademark Register, on the establishment of a streamlined version of the existing inter partes abandonment and nonuse grounds for cancellation before the USPTO's Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (``TTAB'').
Responses to Office Action and Voluntary Amendment Forms
Document Number: 2017-09809
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, invites comments on a proposed extension of an existing information collection: 0651-0050 (Responses to Office Action and Voluntary Amendment Forms).
Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA) Surveys
Document Number: 2017-08897
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), invites comments on a proposed extension of an existing information collection.