Notice Of Appeal Form. This is a Official Federal Forms form and can be use in Patent US Patent Office.
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PTO/AIA/31 (0314) Approved for use through 07/31/2016. OMB 06510031 U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. NOTICE OF APPEAL FROM THE EXAMINER TO THE PATENT TRIAL AND APPEAL BOARD I hereby certify that this correspondence is being facsimile transmitted to the USPTO, EFSWeb transmitted to the USPTO, or deposited with the United States Postal Service with sufficient postage in an envelope addressed to "Commissioner for Patents, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, on Alexandria, VA 223131450" [37 CFR 1.8(a)] on ______________________________________________________. Signature _________________________________________________ Typed or printed name ______________________________________ Art Unit In re Application of Application Number For Docket Number (Optional) Filed Examiner Applicant hereby appeals to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board from the last decision of the examiner. The fee for this Notice of Appeal is (37 CFR 41.20(b)(1)) $ _____________________ Applicant asserts small entity status. See 37 CFR 1.27. Therefore, the fee shown above is reduced by 50%, and the resulting fee is: $ _____________________ Applicant certifies micro entity status. See 37 CFR 1.29. Therefore, the fee shown above is reduced by 75%, and the resulting fee is: $ _____________________ Form PTO/SB/15A or B or equivalent must either be enclosed or have been submitted previously. A check in the amount of the fee is enclosed. Payment by credit card. Form PTO2038 is attached. 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