37 CFR 42.4: Notice of trial

Taken from the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 07.2022, Published February 2023

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42.4    Notice of trial.

  • (a) Institution of trial. The Board institutes the trial on behalf of the Director.
  • (b) Notice of a trial will be sent to every party to the proceeding. The entry of the notice institutes the trial.
  • (c) The Board may authorize additional modes of notice, including:
    • (1) Sending notice to another address associated with the party, or
    • (2) Publishing the notice in the Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office or the Federal Register.
[Added, 77 FR 48612, Aug. 14, 2012, effective Sept. 16, 2012]