37 CFR 42.25: Default filing times

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

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42.25    Default filing times.

  • (a) A motion may only be filed according to a schedule set by the Board. The default times for acting are:
    • (1) An opposition is due one month after service of the motion; and
    • (2) A reply is due one month after service of the opposition.
  • (b) A party should seek relief promptly after the need for relief is identified. Delay in seeking relief may justify a denial of relief sought.
[Added, 77 FR 48612, Aug. 14, 2012, effective Sept. 16, 2012]