For simplicity, the process can be divided into four main categories:
- Main process [PDF]
- Applicant waives interview or fails to respond to the pre-interview communication [PDF]
- Applicant waives interview and files formal amendment under 37 CFR 1.111 [PDF]
- During interview, Applicant waives receipt of the First-Action Interview Office Action
and converts previously filed draft amendment to formal amendment under 37 CFR 1.111 [PDF]
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