TMEP 1904.03(e): Confirmation or Withdrawal of Provisional Refusal

October 2017 Edition of the TMEP

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1904.03(e)    Confirmation or Withdrawal of Provisional Refusal

If the USPTO has sent a notice of provisional refusal, once the procedures regarding the refusal are complete, the USPTO must notify the IB that:

  • (1) protection is refused for all goods/services;
  • (2) the mark is protected for all goods/services; or
  • (3) the mark is protected for some specified goods/services.

Common Reg. 17(5).  The IB will record this notice and send it to the holder.