TMEP 1606.13(c): Late Filing Cannot Be Cured

October 2017 Edition of the TMEP

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1606.13(c)    Late Filing Cannot Be Cured

If the renewal application is not filed within the statutory filing period (which includes the grace period), the registration will expire.  Filing after the expiration of the grace period is not a deficiency that can be cured, even with a deficiency surcharge. 37 C.F.R. §§2.182, 2.185(b).