37 CFR 11.18 - Signature and certificate for correspondence filed in the Office

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  • Legal Framework for Electronic Filing System - Web (EFS-Web)
    • United States
    • Federal Register October 27, 2009
    • October 27, 2009
    ...to the USPTO (whether by signing, filing, submitting, or later advocating) of any document constitutes a certification under 37 CFR 11.18(b) (or former 37 CFR 10.18(b)). See CFR 1.4(d)(4). May pre-grant (eighteen-month) publication requests be submitted via EFS-Web? Yes, EFS-Web enables use......
  • Rules of Practice Before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences in Ex Parte
    • United States
    • Federal Register November 22, 2011
    • November 22, 2011
    ...Rules in 37 CFR part 11 are denominated as ``Rule x'' in this supplementary information. A reference to Rule 11.18(a) is a reference to 37 CFR 11.18(a) Rules in 37 CFR part 41 are denominated as ``Bd.R. x'' in this supplementary information. For example, a reference to Bd.R. 41.3 is a refer......
  • Amendments to the Rules of Practice for Trials Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
    • United States
    • Federal Register April 01, 2016
    • April 1, 2016
    ...v. Complus Data Innovations, Inc., 700 F.3d 1361, 1370 (Fed. Cir. 2012). The final rule, by specifically incorporating the requirements of 37 CFR 11.18, provides greater detail on the Office's expectations for counsel and parties participating in post grant proceedings and also provides a p......
  • Part II
    • United States
    • Federal Register August 14, 2008
    • August 14, 2008
    ...However, whoever submits an assignment or license is responsible for ensuring the correctness of the Page 47669 submitted documents. See 37 CFR 11.18. Likewise, the registered practitioner submitting the assignee's name on the issue fee transmittal sheet is responsible for ensuring the corr......
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  • Trzaska v. L'Oreal United States, Inc., No. 15-3810
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (3rd Circuit)
    • July 25, 2017
    ...fact or law previously made to the tribunal by the practitioner....37 C.F.R. §§ 11.301, 11.303(a)(1) (2013). Trzaska also asserts that 37 C.F.R. §§ 11.18, 11.113, 11.201, and 11.804 are relevant, as they relate to other pertinent forms of attorney misconduct. Parallel provisions appear in R......
  • Asghari-Kamrani v. United Servs. Auto. Ass'n, CIVIL NO. 2:15cv478
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 4th Circuit. United States District Court (Eastern District of Virginia)
    • December 9, 2016
    ...above-named agents did so despite their knowledge of the false certification contained in the Non–Publication Requests, thus violating 37 C.F.R. § 11.18(b), which requires that all statements contained in any paper presented to the PTO "made therein of the party's own knowledge are tru......
  • One World Techs. v. Chervon (HK) Ltd., IPR2020-00886
    • United States
    • United States Patent and Trademark Office. United States Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board
    • November 3, 2021
    ...RPI Mot. 3-4. Given the severe penalties imposed on one who knowingly and willfully falsifies or conceals a material fact (see 37 C.F.R. § 11.18(b)(1)), Petitioner's representation that it did not act in bad faith, or engage in gamesmanship is a probative statement. See Adello Biologies, PG......
  • Trw Automotive U.S. LLC v. Magna Electronics Inc., IPR2014-01348
    • United States
    • United States Patent and Trademark Office. United States Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board
    • January 15, 2016
    ...His testimony is corroborated by the ISSN and page numbers on Goldbeck, and TRW's representations in the Petition. See Pet. 2 n.4; 37 C.F.R. § 11.18(b). Magna does not address TRW's argument that IEEE articles like Goldbeck are relied on by the scientific and technical communities. Opp. 8. ......
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22 firm's commentaries
  • Four Things You Need to Know: Summary of the 2016 Amendments to Practice Before the PTAB
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • October 24, 2016
    ...owed to the Patent Office. The 2016 amendments require that every paper filed with the PTAB comply with the signature requirements of 37 C.F.R. § 11.18(a). The amendments also state that any representation to the PTAB is to be made in compliance with the certification requirements under 37 ......
  • CARES Act Impact On Trademark Office Filings
    • United States
    • Mondaq United States
    • May 7, 2020
    ...filed within 30 days of its original due date. Although the statement need not be verified, it does constitute a certification under 37 C.F.R. § 11.18(b), and any knowing and willful false statement may be subject to civil or criminal What Other Relief is Available? Before the CARES Act wen......
  • New PTAB Rules Take Effect May 2, 2016
    • United States
    • LexBlog United States
    • April 29, 2016
    ...response, written motion, and other paper filed in a proceeding must comply with the signature requirements set forth in Section 37 CFR § 11.18(a). Presenting such a paper to the Board operates as a certification under §11.18(b)(2), namely: that the paper is not being presented for an impro......
  • The Importance of Candor in PTAB Practice
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • December 18, 2019
    ...that there is a “nonfrivolous argument for the extension, modification, or reversal of existing law or the establishment of new law” (37 CFR 11.18[b][2][iii]). In all cases, petitioners should consider keeping a record of how they made their RPI determinations should the other party raise t......
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