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  1. Suspension for public safety or defense by PTO if
  2. There is no unrestricted right to entry of amendments after final rejection unless what five conditions occur?
  3. How long does an applicant generally have to reply to a requirement for information?
  4. Failure to Reply
  5. Which petitions do require a fee?
  1. a 1) application is owned by US
    2) Publication may be detrimental to public safety
    3) appropriate agency requests suspension
  2. b Applicant generally has 3 months if it comes with an OA and 3 months if it comes separately
    2) EOT's are available
    3) if no reply--abandoned
  3. c 1) safety of recombinant DNA research
    2) superconductivity
    3) HIV/AIDS or cancer
    4) counter-terrorism
    5) biotechnology (small entities)
    6) Prospective manufacture
    7) Actual infringement
    8) Any new application
  4. d 1) Amendment cancels claims or complies with objections as to form
    2) Places case in condition for allowance or better form for appeal
    3) Adopts suggestions by examiner
    4) Period for reply cannot be extended more than 6 months from the date of the final action
    5) If applicant replies within 2 months from date of mailing of final rejection, and the PTO does not issues an advisory action until after the end of the 3 month shortened period for reply, any extension fee will be calculated from the mailing date of the advisory action
  5. e 1) If there is failure to reply it will be automatically become abandoned
    2) If applicant replies within the time period but the reply is not fully responsive, the application still may be abandoned (EOT may be given if response appears to be a bona fide attempt to respond)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 1) Why it's neccessary
    2) Why it requires no additional search or examination;
    3) why claims are patentable;
    4) why claims were not presented earlier
  2. time is not extendable for: submitting an oath or declaration and submitting formal drawings
  3. A final rejection can be the first action in a continuing or substitute application, if all claims are to the same invention as the parent application and could have been finally rejected in parent.
  4. Applicant must be ensure the substance of the interview is made of record in the app--often the examined agrees to do it. Full response to OA is still required.
  5. Examiner may require the submission of information that is reasonably necessary to properly examine or treat the matter (including: reissues, patents, reexams)

5 True/False Questions

  1. Which petitions to make special DO NOT require a fee?1) safety of recombinant DNA research
    2) superconductivity
    3) HIV/AIDS or cancer
    4) counter-terrorism
    5) biotechnology (small entities)
    6) Prospective manufacture
    7) Actual infringement
    8) Any new application

          

  2. What is the proper response to a rejection?Appeal

          

  3. When is a final rejection improper?A final rejection can be the first action in a continuing or substitute application, if all claims are to the same invention as the parent application and could have been finally rejected in parent.

          

  4. Suspension of action may by an APPLICANT (new) [1.103(d)]1) Deferral of examination of application
    2) max of 3 years from earliest filing date from which benefit is claimed
    3) fees
    4) won't be granted after mailing of office action or notice of allowance
    5) must be in condition for publication
    6) no non-publication request
    7) regular (utility) and plant apps or internationa app that entered national stage--on or after Nov. 29, 2000

          

  5. Suspension for Statutory Invention Registration (SIR) if:1) application is owned by US
    2) Publication may be detrimental to public safety
    3) appropriate agency requests suspension

          

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