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Top Ten Reasons Why Motions Are Rejected
CERTIFICATE OF INTERESTThe motion does not include a certificate of interest.
(Fed. Cir. R. 27(a) and 47.4))
NO ENTRY OF APPEARANCE OR DECLARATION OF AUTHORITYThe person signing the motion has not entered an appearance or, there is no declaration of authority. (Fed. Cir. R. 47.3(d) and 27(a)(6))
OFFICIAL CAPTION OR ABBREVIATED CAPTIONThe official caption or abbreviated caption is incorrect.
(Fed. Cir. R. 27(a)(2))
NOT ENOUGH COPIESNot enough copies are provided with the motion, response, or reply.
(Fed. Cir. R. 27(j) and Fed. R. App. P. 27(d)(3))
NO PROOF OF SERVICEA proof of service does not accompany the motion.
(Fed. R. App. P. 25 (d))
NO GROUNDS STATED FOR ENLARGEMENT OF TIMEThe motion does not state grounds for an enlargement of time.
(Fed. R. App. P. 27(a)(2)(A) and Fed. Cir. R. 27(a)(4))
NO STATEMENT OF CONSENTThe motion does not contain a statement of consent.
(Fed. Cir. R. 26(b)(3) and 27(a)(5))
NO COPY OF THE DECISION OR ORDERNo copy of the decision or order is attached to the motion.
(Fed. R. App. P. 27(a)(2)(B)(iii))
NO REQUEST IN TITLE OF RESPONSE FOR FURTHER RELIEFThe title of the response does not reflect a request for further relief.
(Fed. R. App. P. 27(a)(3)(B))
NO REQUIRED AFFIDAVIT OR DECLARATIONThe movant does not include a required affidavit or declaration.
(Fed. R. App. P. 26(b)(5) and 26(b)(1)(B))