37 CFR § 42.106 - Filing date.
(1) Complies with § 42.104;
(3) Is accompanied by the fee to institute required in § 42.15(a).
(b)Incomplete petition. Where a party files an incomplete petition, no filing date will be accorded, and the Office will dismiss the petition if the deficiency in the petition is not corrected within one month from the notice of an incomplete petition.