37 CFR 42.70: Oral argument
Taken from the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 10.2019, Last Revised in June 2020
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42.70 Oral argument.
- (a) Request for oral argument. A party may request oral argument on an issue raised in a paper at a time set by the Board. The request must be filed as a separate paper and must specify the issues to be argued.
- (b) Demonstrative exhibits must be served at least seven business days before the oral argument and filed no later than the time of the oral argument.
[Added, 77 FR 48612, Aug. 14, 2012, effective Sept. 16, 2012; para. (b) revised, 81 FR 18750, Apr. 1, 2016, effective May 2, 2016]