37 CFR 3.54: Effect of recording

Taken from the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 07.2015, Last Revised in November 2015

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3.54    Effect of recording.

The recording of a document pursuant to § 3.11 is not a determination by the Office of the validity of the document or the effect that document has on the title to an application, a patent, or a registration. When necessary, the Office will determine what effect a document has, including whether a party has the authority to take an action in a matter pending before the Office.

[Added, 57 FR 29634, July 6, 1992, effective Sept. 4, 1992]