37 CFR 1.317 - Lapsed patents; delayed payment of balance of issue fee.

§ 1.317 Lapsed patents; delayed payment of balance of issue fee.
If the issue fee paid is the amount specified in the notice of allowance, but a higher amount is required at the time the issue fee is paid, any remaining balance of the issue fee is to be paid within three months from the date of notice thereof and, if not paid, the patent will lapse at the termination of the three-month period.
[62 FR 53198, Oct. 10, 1997]
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U.S. Code: Title 35 - PATENTS

Title 37 published on 2014-07-01

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  • 2015-07-30; vol. 80 # 146 - Thursday, July 30, 2015
    1. 80 FR 45429 - July 2015 Update on Subject Matter Eligibility
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