37 CFR 42.25: Default filing times
Taken from the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 08.2017, Last Revised in January 2018
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42.25 Default filing times.
- (a) A motion may only be filed according to a schedule set by the Board. The default times for acting are:
- (1) An opposition is due one month after service of the motion; and
- (2) A reply is due one month after service of the opposition.
- (b) A party should seek relief promptly after the need for relief is identified. Delay in seeking relief may justify a denial of relief sought.
[Added, 77 FR 48612, Aug. 14, 2012, effective Sept. 16, 2012]