37 CFR 42.70: Oral argument

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

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42.70    Oral argument.

  • (a) Request for oral argument. A party may request oral argument on an issue raised in a paper at a time set by the Board. The request must be filed as a separate paper and must specify the issues to be argued.
  • (b) Demonstrative exhibits must be served at least seven business days before the oral argument and filed no later than the time of the oral argument.
[Added, 77 FR 48612, Aug. 14, 2012, effective Sept. 16, 2012; para. (b) revised, 81 FR 18750, Apr. 1, 2016, effective May 2, 2016]