37 CFR 11.34 - Complaint.

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§ 11.34 Complaint.
(a) A complaint instituting a disciplinary proceeding under §§ 11.25(b)(4) or 11.32 shall:
(1) Name the practitioner who may then be referred to as the “respondent”;
(2) Give a plain and concise description of the respondent's alleged grounds for discipline;
(3) State the place and time, not less than thirty days from the date the complaint is filed, for filing an answer by the respondent;
(4) State that a decision by default may be entered if an answer is not timely filed by the respondent; and
(5) Be signed by the OED Director.
(b) A complaint will be deemed sufficient if it fairly informs the respondent of any grounds for discipline, and where applicable, the Mandatory Disciplinary Rules identified in § 10.20(b) of this subchapter that form the basis for the disciplinary proceeding so that the respondent is able to adequately prepare a defense.
(c) The complaint shall be filed in the manner prescribed by the USPTO Director.

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  • 2014-10-22; vol. 79 # 204 - Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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      37 CFR Parts 1, 2, 7, 11, 41, and 42

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Title 37 published on 2014-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 37 CFR 11 after this date.

  • 2014-10-22; vol. 79 # 204 - Wednesday, October 22, 2014
    1. 79 FR 63036 - Renaming of Express Mail® to Priority Mail Express®
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, United States Patent and Trademark Office
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: The changes in this final rule are effective on October 22, 2014.
      37 CFR Parts 1, 2, 7, 11, 41, and 42