Comments to the USPTO on the proposed rule changes to Information Disclosure Statements

Attention: Hiram H. Bernstein

Comments to Proposed Rulemaking Entitled: Changes to Information Disclosure Requirements and Other Related Matters

Dear Mr. Bernstein:

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's (PTO) proposed Changes to Information Disclosure Requirements and Other Related Matters, 71 FR 131, 38808-38823 (July 10, 2006).