37 CFR 2.207 - Methods of payment.

§ 2.207 Methods of payment.

(a) All payments of money required in trademark cases, including fees for the processing of international trademark applications and registrations that are paid through the Office, shall be made in U.S. dollars and in the form of a cashier's or certified check, Treasury note, national bank note, or

United States Postal Service
money order. If sent in any other form, the Office may delay or cancel the credit until collection is made. Checks and money orders must be made payable to the Director of the
United States Patent and Trademark Office
. (Checks made payable to the Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks will continue to be accepted.) Payments from foreign countries must be payable and immediately negotiable in the United States for the full amount of the fee required. Money sent to the Office by mail will be at the risk of the sender, and letters containing money should be registered with the
United States Postal Service

(b) Payments of money required for trademark fees may also be made by credit card, except for replenishing a deposit account. Payment of a fee by credit card must specify the amount to be charged to the credit card and such other information as is necessary to process the charge, and is subject to collection of the fee. The Office will not accept a general authorization to charge fees to a credit card. If credit card information is provided on a form or document other than a form provided by the Office for the payment of fees by credit card, the Office will not be liable if the credit card number becomes public knowledge.

[ 68 FR 48292, Aug. 13, 2003, as amended at 69 FR 43752, July 22, 2004]

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Title 37 published on 16-Nov-2018 03:42

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  • 2018-07-17; vol. 83 # 137 - Tuesday, July 17, 2018
    1. 83 FR 33129 - Removal of Rules Governing Trademark Interferences
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      Final rule.
      This rule is effective on August 16, 2018.
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