1002.02(r) Petitions Decided by the Director of Office of Data Management [R-07.2015]

1. Petitions to withdraw holding of abandonment where a notice of abandonment has been, or could have been properly mailed by the Office of Data Management.

2. Petitions for express abandonment to avoid publication of the application (should be directed to Mail Stop Express Abandonment), 37 CFR 1.138(c), MPEP § 711.01.

3. Requests for republication of an application, 37 CFR 1.221(a), MPEP § 1130.