Patently-O Bits and Bytes No. 314: Defective Appeal Briefs

  • PTO’s Guidance to Reduce Non-Compliant Briefs [LINK]
    • PTO’s Top Eight Reasons Appeal Briefs are Non-Compliant [PDF]
    • PTO’s Checklist for Notice of Appeal Filed Under 37 CFR 41.31 [PDF]
    • PTO’s Checklist for Appeal Brief Filed Under 37 CFR 41.37 [PDF]
  • Patently-O’s list of Defective Appeal Briefs

8 thoughts on “Patently-O Bits and Bytes No. 314: Defective Appeal Briefs

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    Boy, these guidelines sure look like a good gesture by the Office to decrease the number of defective appeal briefs. It also looks like a simple restatement of the rules – in a ranked list of the most common rule violations.

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    Thanks J – I suspect that my blog provider (TYPEPAD) is having a bit of trouble. I’m going to wait a few more hours before I try to root it out (in the hopes that no action will be needed.)


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    Dear Professor Crouch,

    That may be, but, I don’t mean to be argumentive, however, I agree with Broje – I also think there is a problem.

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    “Posted on Jan 25, 2010 at 03:37 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) ”

    It is now Jan 25, 2010 at 3:30.

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