§7.27 Priority claim of extension of protection for purposes of examination in the Office.
An extension of protection of an international registration to the United States is entitled to a claim of priority under section 67 of the Act if:
- (a) The request for extension of protection contains a claim of priority;
- (b) The request for extension of protection specifies the filing date, serial number and the country of the application that forms the basis for the claim of priority; and
- (c) The date of the international registration or the date of recording of the subsequent designation at the International Bureau of the request for extension of protection to the United States is not later than six months after the filing date of the application that forms the basis for the claim of priority.
[Added 68 FR 55748, Sept. 26, 2003, effective Nov. 2, 2003]