37 CFR 42.20 - Generally.

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§ 42.20 Generally.

(a)Relief. Relief, other than a petition requesting the institution of a trial, must be requested in the form of a motion.

(b)Prior authorization. A motion will not be entered without Board authorization. Authorization may be provided in an order of general applicability or during the proceeding.

(c)Burden of proof. The moving party has the burden of proof to establish that it is entitled to the requested relief.

(d)Briefing. The Board may order briefing on any issue involved in the trial.

Title 37 published on 05-Jun-2018 04:18

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 37 CFR Part 42 after this date.

  • 2018-05-09; vol. 83 # 90 - Wednesday, May 9, 2018
    1. 83 FR 21221 - Changes to the Claim Construction Standard for Interpreting Claims in Trial Proceedings Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, Patent and Trademark Office
      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Comment Deadline Date: The Office solicits comments from the public on this proposed rulemaking. Written comments must be received on or before July 9, 2018 to ensure consideration.
      37 CFR Part 42