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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Suspension of action may by an APPLICANT on petition if [1.103(c)]
  2. How long does an applicant generally have to reply to a requirement for information?
  3. What does RCE do?
  4. Notice of Allowability
  5. What is the proper response to a rejection?
  1. a 1) filed along with a request for continued examination RCE
    2) must specify time of requested suspension (3 months)
    3) fee
  2. b Appeal
  3. c 1) PTO will withdraw the finality of any OA
    2) Will be treated as request to dismiss an appeal and reopen prosecution if filed after filing of the Notice of Appeal but prior to decision
    3) If filed after a decision but before filing an appeal, it will serve to reopen prosecution. However, applicant must submit arguments, amendments, or a showing of facts as to why any rejection upheld or suggested by the Board should be removed
  4. d time is not extendable for: submitting an oath or declaration and submitting formal drawings
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A supplemental oath or declaration is NOT treated as an amendment, but a supplemental reissue oath or decl. is so treated
  2. 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
  3. 1) Due dates are calculated from PTO mailing date
    2) EOT cannot exceed the 6 month statutory period for Office actions
  4. It will be accepted as a complete reply--safe harbor
  5. PTO accepts a request to publish an SIR in the application

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. Which three entities can suspension of action be performed by?1) Applicant
    2) the PTO
    3) overlapping applications by same applicant or assignee

          

  3. When is a preliminary amendment received by PTO?received by PTO before first OA is mailed

          

  4. Appeal1) Due dates are calculated from PTO mailing date
    2) EOT cannot exceed the 6 month statutory period for Office actions

          

  5. Amendments After Notice of AllowanceYou have no right to have amendment entered after mailing of Notice of Allowance - it's a matter of grace, good and sufficient reason in petition and fee