Common Mistakes in Petitions


In Mitchell International, Inc. v. Audatex North America, Inc., CBM2014-00171, Paper 3 CBM2014-00173, Paper 3 CBM2014-00174, Paper 3 (August 29, 2014), the Board granted the Petition a filing date but gave petitioner five days to correct defects:

  • Footnotes should be doublespaced. 37 C.F.R. § 42.6(a)(2)(iii).
  • Failure to affix exhibit labels to the lower right corner of the first page of the exhibits. 37 C.F.R. § 42.63(d)(1), (2)(ii).
  • Failure to sequentially number each page of the exhibits.  37 C.F.R. § 42.63(d)(2)(i).

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