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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Failure to Reply
  2. What is the limit for a Request for Continued Examination (RCE)?
  3. What submissions are not allowed with a RCE?
  4. Who can interview?
  5. When is a final rejection improper?
  1. a No limit as long as done before aboandoned
  2. b 1) Appeal briefs under section 1.192
    2) Reply briefs under 193(b)
  3. c 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. d 1) Inventor/applicant
    2) Registered attorney/agent: of record, or using his file, or known by examiner to be local representative of record attorney
  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) claims are to a single invention
    2) a search was made
    3) provides copies of closest references
    4) provide detailed discussion of references and why claims are patentable over them. If not met applicant gets second chance to meet them
  2. 1) If intentional, must remedy within statutory period to avoid abandonment
    2) If unintentional, examiner can either accept it or require reply within remaining period or set a new 1 month time limit (extendable); new time limit cannot be given after final OA
  3. 1) application is under appeal
    2) last office action is final
    3) notice of allowance
    4) Another action that closes prosecution
  4. 1) Examiner must respond within 2 MONTHS of receipt
    2) Examiner may not make next action a final rejection if it relies on the new material
  5. 1) Failure to Reply
    2) Express Abandonment
    3) Termination of Proceedings

5 True/False questions

  1. 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

          

  2. Where can interviews occur?1) Interviews in conference room
    2) Videoconferencing are okay (amended)

          

  3. Suspension of action may by an APPLICANT (new) [1.103(d)]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)

          

  4. When do interviews occur?1) Inventor/applicant
    2) Registered attorney/agent: of record, or using his file, or known by examiner to be local representative of record attorney

          

  5. Order of ExaminationA 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.

          

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