37 CFR 11.57: Review of final decision of the USPTO Director

Taken from the USPTO's TM Federal Statutes and Rules, Last Revised in January 2018

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§11.57    Review of final decision of the USPTO Director.

  • (a) Review of the final decision by USPTO Director in a disciplinary case may be had, subject to § 11.55(d), by a petition filed in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 32. The Respondent must serve the USPTO Director with the petition. Respondent must serve the petition in accordance with Rule 4 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and § 104.2 of this Title.
  • (b) Except as provided for in § 11.56(c), an order for discipline in a final decision will not be stayed except on proof of exceptional circumstances.

[Added 73 FR 47650, Aug 14. 2008, effective Sept. 15, 2008]