37 CFR § 42.8 - Mandatory notices.

§ 42.8 Mandatory notices.

(a) Each notice listed in paragraph (b) of this section must be filed with the Board:

(1) By the petitioner, as part of the petition;

(2) By the patent owner, or applicant in the case of derivation, within 21 days of service of the petition; or

(3) By either party, within 21 days of a change of the information listed in paragraph (b) of this section stated in an earlier paper.

(b) Each of the following notices must be filed:

(1)Real party-in-interest. Identify each real party-in-interest for the party.

(2)Related matters. Identify any other judicial or administrative matter that would affect, or be affected by, a decision in the proceeding.

(3)Lead and back-up counsel. If the party is represented by counsel, then counsel must be identified.

(4)Service information. Identify (if applicable):

(i) An electronic mail address;

(ii) A postal mailing address;

(iii) A hand-delivery address, if different than the postal mailing address;

(iv) A telephone number; and

(v) A facsimile number.