37 CFR 1.1070: Notification of Invalidation

Taken from the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 10.2019, Last Revised in June 2020

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1.1070    Notification of Invalidation.

  • (a) Where a design patent that was granted from an international design application is invalidated in the United States, and the invalidation is no longer subject to any review or appeal, the patentee shall inform the Office.
  • (b) After receiving a notification of invalidation under paragraph (a) of this section or through other means, the Office will notify the International Bureau in accordance with Hague Rule 20.
[Added, 80 FR 17918, Apr. 2, 2015, effective May 13, 2015]