TMEP 1613.08(d): Form and Wording of Verification October 2017 Edition of the TMEP TMEP Chapter Index Chapter 1600: Registration and Post Registration Procedures 1613: Affidavit or Declaration of Use in Commerce or Excusable Nonuse Under §71 of the Trademark Act 1613.08: Execution of Affidavit or Declaration Previous: §1613.08(c) | Next: §1613.09 1613.08(d) Form and Wording of Verification The format of the verification may be: (1) the classical form for verifying, which includes an oath (jurat) ( see TMEP §804.01(a)); or (2) a declaration under 37 C.F.R. §2.20 or 28 U.S.C. §1746 instead of an oath ( see TMEP §804.01(b)). 37 C.F.R. §2.2(n).