MPEP Q & A 47: Correction of a Typographical Error on a Recorded Cover Sheet

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Question:

What must a party wishing to correct a typographical error on a recorded cover sheet submit?

Answer:

A party who wishes to correct a typographical error on a recorded cover sheet must submit the following:

  • a copy of the originally recorded assignment document (or other document affecting title);
  • a corrected cover sheet; and
  • the required fee for each application or patent to be corrected.

Chapter Details:

The answer to this question can be found in chapter 300 of the MPEP. This chapter covers Ownership and Assignment.

The answer is from the 9th Edition, Revision 07.2015. Depending on future changes to the MPEP, the question and answer may or may not be applicable in later Editions or revisions.

Section Summary:

This question and answer comes from section 323.01(a) of the MPEP.  The following is a brief summary of section 323.01(a).

323.01(a)   Typographical Errors in Cover Sheet

This section covers typographical errors in the cover sheet including those that do not affect the title to the application or the patent and those that do.

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