TMEP 1606.14(b): Decision on Petition is Final Action of the USPTO

October 2017 Edition of the TMEP

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1606.14(b)    Decision on Petition is Final Action of the USPTO

The decision on a petition under 37 C.F.R. §2.146 is the final action of the USPTO.  In the absence of a request for reconsideration of the decision ( see TMEP §1606.14(c)), or an appeal to federal court ( see TMEP §1606.14(d)) within two months of the issuance date of the decision on petition, the registration will expire.