TMEP 1902.08(e): Irregularities in Subsequent Designation

October 2017 Edition of the TMEP

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1902.08(e)    Irregularities in Subsequent Designation

If a subsequent designation is sent to the IB through the USPTO, the IB will notify both the holder and the USPTO of any irregularity.  Common Reg. 24(5)(a).  Corrections of any irregularity in a subsequent designation must be sent directly to the IB, even if the subsequent designation was sent through the USPTO. 37 C.F.R. §7.21(e).  The USPTO will make note of receipt of the notice of irregularity in its automated records, but will not take any other action.