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5 Matching questions

  1. Suspension of action may by an APPLICANT by request if [1.103(b)]
  2. Suspension for Statutory Invention Registration (SIR) if:
  3. What is the difference in the treatment of a supplemental oath or declaration and a supplemental reissue oath or declaration?
  4. What factors should be considered in whether a preliminary amendment "unduly interferes" with preparation of first OA?
  5. Where can interviews occur?
  1. a A supplemental oath or declaration is NOT treated as an amendment, but a supplemental reissue oath or decl. is so treated
  2. b 1) filed along with a request for CPA
    2) must specify time of requested suspension (no more than 3 months)
    3) fee
  3. c PTO accepts a request to publish an SIR in the application
  4. d 1) Interviews in conference room
    2) Videoconferencing are okay (amended)
  5. e 1) nature of changes to claims or spec that would result from entry of amendment;
    2)state of preparation of first OA as of date of receipt or pre. Amendment

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. 1) Due dates are calculated from PTO mailing date
    2) EOT cannot exceed the 6 month statutory period for Office actions
  3. Petition to director
  4. 1) application is under appeal
    2) last office action is final
    3) notice of allowance
    4) Another action that closes prosecution
  5. As a constructive petition for extension of time

5 True/False questions

  1. Suspension of action may by an APPLICANT on petition if [1.103(a)]1) Good and sufficient cause
    2) Applicant must specify time of requested suspension (not to exceed 6 months)
    3) must pay fee (unless PTO's fault)
    4) no response can be due from applicant (i.e., no outstanding Office Actions)

          

  2. What does RCE do?A final rejection is any second or later rejection, unless: new rejection of claim that was not added or substantively amended; rejection is based on newly cited art other than info submitted and IDS.

          

  3. When is a final rejection improper?A final rejection is not proper if it is:
    1) the first office action in a CIP at least one claim includes subject matter not present in parent;
    2) the first office action in a substitute application containing material presented after final rejection in an earlier application but was denied entry based on new matter

          

  4. Petitions to make special1) Due dates are calculated from PTO mailing date
    2) EOT cannot exceed the 6 month statutory period for Office actions

          

  5. Submission with a RCE if a reply to an OA is outstanding1) submission must meet requirement of section 1.111 in order to continue prosecution.
    Payment of the fee for an RCE does NOT toll the running of any time period set for reply.

          

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