37 CFR 42.106: Filing date
Taken from the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 08.2017, Last Revised in January 2018
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42.106 Filing date.
- (a) Complete petition. A petition to institute inter partes review will not be accorded a filing date until the petition satisfies all of the following requirements:
- (b) Incomplete petition. Where a party files an incomplete petition, no filing date will be accorded, and the Office will dismiss the petition if the deficiency in the petition is not corrected within one month from the notice of an incomplete petition.
[Added, 77 FR 48680, Aug. 14, 2012, effective Sept. 16, 2012]