March 2006 - Federal Register Publications
Affecting or Related to 37 CFR
March 29 - NPRM* - The United States Patent and Trademark Office (Office) is proposing changes to the rules of practice relating to ex parte and inter parte patent reexamination.
March 28 - NPRM* - the Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is considering adoption of new fees for special services and Licensing Division services, and that the Office has submitted to Congress proposed new statutory fees for certain other services.
March 27 - The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is reopening the comment period for proposed changes to certain rules affecting practice before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board that were published in the Federal Register January 17, 2006.
March 15 - Request for nominations to the Patent Public Advisory Committee and the Trademark Public Advisory Committee.
March 13 - Submission to OMB for proposed changes to forms PTO/SB/45/47/65/66 which include maintenance fee transmittal, Fee address, and petitions (unintentional and unavoidable) to accept late maintenance fee payment.
March 10 - This final rule revises the rules of practice to implement the provisions for refunding the patent search fee for applicants who file a written declaration of express abandonment before an examination has been made of the application.
March 8 - Final Rules affecting Part 404 - Licensing of Government Owned Inventions
*Notice of Proposed Rule Making