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.