[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 215 (Monday, November 7, 2016)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 78042-78043]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-26684]



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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Patent and Trademark Office

37 CFR Parts 2 and 7

[Docket No. PTO-T-2016-0005]
RIN 0651-AD08


Trademark Fee Adjustment; Correction

AGENCY: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce.

ACTION: Final rule; correction.

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SUMMARY: This document contains corrections to tables included in the 
preamble of the final rule implementing changes to trademark fees 
published in the Federal Register of Friday, October 21, 2016.

DATES: This rule is effective on January 14, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Catherine Cain, Office of the Deputy 
Commissioner for Trademark Examination Policy, by email at 
TMPolicy@uspto.gov, or by telephone at (571) 272-8946.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Need for Correction: As published, the regulatory and explanatory 
text in the final rule implementing changes to trademark fees (81 FR 
72694; October 21, 2016) are correct. However, certain tables included 
in the preamble contain minor errors. In the tables entitled ``Fees for 
Paper Filings'' and ``New Fees for Extensions of Time at the TTAB,'' 
the descriptions for certain fees listed were mistakenly transposed. In 
the table entitled ``Other Trademark-Processing Fees [Extension of time 
to file a statement of use],'' a CFR citation contained a typographical 
error. Good cause exists to issue this rule without prior notice and 
opportunity for comment as the corrections are non-substantive and are 
being implemented to avoid inconsistencies and any confusion that may 
occur when comparing the items in the tables with the regulatory text. 
The USPTO corrects the errors as discussed below.
    In FR Doc. 2016-25506, appearing on page 72694 in the Federal 
Register of Friday, October 21, 2016, make the following corrections:
    1. On page 72697, in the table entitled ``Fees for Paper Filings,'' 
revise the following:
    a. In the entry for 2.6(a)(22)(i), the Description is corrected to 
read ``Filing a Request for an Extension of Time to File a Notice of 
Opposition under Sec.  2.102(c)(1)(ii) or (c)(2) on Paper,'' and
    b. In the entry for 2.6(a)(23)(i), the Description is corrected to 
read ``Filing a Request for an Extension of Time to File a Notice of 
Opposition under Sec.  2.102(c)(3) on Paper.''
    2. On page 72700, the table entitled ``Other Trademark-Processing 
Fees [Extension of time to file a statement of use]'' is corrected to 
read as follows:

                                         Other Trademark-Processing Fees
                                 [Extension of time to file a statement of use]
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            37 CFR                Fee code        Description       Current fee   Final rule fee      Change
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2.6(a)(4)(i).................            6004  Filing a Request             $150            $225             $75
                                                under Sec.
                                                1(d)(2) of the
                                                Act for a Six-
                                                Month Extension
                                                of Time for
                                                Filing a
                                                Statement of Use
                                                under Sec.
                                                1(d)(1) of the
                                                Act on Paper,
                                                per Class.
2.6(a)(4)(ii)................            7004  Filing a Request              150             125            (25)
                                                under Sec.
                                                1(d)(2) of the
                                                Act for a Six-
                                                Month Extension
                                                of Time for
                                                Filing a
                                                Statement of Use
                                                under Sec.
                                                1(d)(1) of the
                                                Act through
                                                TEAS, per Class.
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    3. On page 72701, the table entitled ``New Fees for Extensions of 
Time at the TTAB'' is corrected to read as follows:

                                   New Fees for Extensions of Time at the TTAB
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           37 CFR                 Fee code         Description      Current fee   Final rule fee      Change
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2.6(a)(22)(i)..............  New...............  Filing a         ..............            $200             n/a
                                                  Request for an
                                                  Extension of
                                                  Time to File a
                                                  Notice of
                                                  Opposition
                                                  under Sec.
                                                  2.102(c)(1)(ii
                                                  ) or (c)(2) on
                                                  Paper.
2.6(a)(22)(ii).............  New...............  Filing a                    n/a             100             n/a
                                                  Request for an
                                                  Extension of
                                                  Time to File a
                                                  Notice of
                                                  Opposition
                                                  under Sec.
                                                  2.102(c)(1)(ii
                                                  ) or (c)(2)
                                                  through ESTTA.
2.6(a)(23)(i)..............  New...............  Filing a                    n/a             300             n/a
                                                  Request for an
                                                  Extension of
                                                  Time to File a
                                                  Notice of
                                                  Opposition
                                                  under Sec.
                                                  2.102(c)(3) on
                                                  Paper.
2.6(a)(23)(ii).............  New...............  Filing a                    n/a             200             n/a
                                                  Request for an
                                                  Extension of
                                                  Time to File a
                                                  Notice of
                                                  Opposition
                                                  under Sec.
                                                  2.102(c)(3)
                                                  through ESTTA.
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    Dated: October 28, 2016.
Michelle K. Lee,
Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of 
the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
[FR Doc. 2016-26684 Filed 11-4-16; 8:45 am]
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