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Letter of Protest
TEAS - Version 5.12: 05/05/2018
GENERAL FORM INFORMATION:
  • 60 MINUTE TIME LIMIT: This form "times-out" 60 minutes after accessing this page unless you extend the time limit when the time-out warning appears on screen. To avoid timing out, please have all information ready before starting your session.
  • DO NOT USE YOUR BROWSER BACK/FORWARD BUTTONS: Use only the navigation buttons at the bottom of each page.
  • TIPS ON USING THIS FORM MOST EFFECTIVELY: Click here or on any underlined word for additional information.
  • REQUIRED FIELDS: All have an ASTERISK (*), and the form will not validate if these fields are not filled-out.

FOLLOW THE STEPS BELOW TO ACCESS THE LETTER OF PROTEST FORM:

STEP 1: CHECK STATUS.
The USPTO will accept a letter of protest filed before publication in all cases where it is determined that the evidence is relevant and supports any reasonable ground for refusal appropriate in ex parte examination. When a letter of protest is filed on the date of publication or within 30 days after the date of publication, the letter of protest will be accepted only where publication of the mark constituted clear error. Letters of protest filed more than 30 days after publication are generally denied as untimely. Click here to confirm the status of the application before proceeding. If the application is not in the correct status, you will receive an error message when you click the "Continue" button.

STEP 2: ENTER THE U.S. APPLICATION SERIAL NUMBER BEING PROTESTED BELOW OR ACCESS PREVIOUSLY FILLED-OUT/SAVED FORM.

: (Do not enter serial number if you are accessing your saved form.)
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