37 CFR 2.21 - Requirements for receiving a filing date.

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§ 2.21 Requirements for receiving a filing date.
(a) The Office will grant a filing date to an application under section 1 or section 44 of the Act that is in the English language and contains all of the following:
(1) The name of the applicant;
(2) A name and address for correspondence;
(3) A clear drawing of the mark;
(4) A listing of the goods or services; and
(5) The filing fee for at least one class of goods or services, required by § 2.6.
(b) If the applicant does not submit all the elements required in paragraph (a) of this section, the Office will deny a filing date and issue a notice explaining why the filing date was denied.
[64 FR 48918, Sept. 8, 1999, as amended at 68 FR 55762, Sept. 26, 2003; 73 FR 67767, Nov. 17, 2008]

Title 37 published on 2014-07-01

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  • 2014-10-22; vol. 79 # 204 - Wednesday, October 22, 2014
    1. 79 FR 63036 - Renaming of Express Mail® to Priority Mail Express®
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      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

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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 2 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