37 CFR 7.23
Requests for recording assignments at the International Bureau.
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A request to record an assignment of an international registration may be submitted through the Office for forwarding to the International Bureau only if the assignee cannot obtain the assignor's signature for the request to record the assignment.
(a)A request to record an assignment submitted through the Office must include all of the following:
(1)The international registration number;
(2)The name and address of the holder of the international registration;
(3)The name and address of the assignee of the international registration;
(4)A statement that the assignee: Is a national of the United States; has a domicile in the United States; or has a real and effective industrial or commercial establishment in the United States. Where an assignee's address is not in the United States, the assignee must provide the address of its U.S. domicile or establishment;
(5)A statement that the assignee could not obtain the assignor's signature for the request to record the assignment;
(6)An indication that the assignment applies to the designation to the United States;
(7)A statement that the assignment applies to all the goods and/or services in the international registration, or if less, a list of the goods and/or services in the international registration that have been assigned that pertain to the designation to the United States; and
(8)The U.S. transmittal fee required by § 7.6.