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  • EFS-Web - File as a Registered or Unregistered eFiler, view EFS-Web Announcements, and find useful EFS-Web Resources.
  • Prioritized Examination - Read information about filing a Prioritized Examination including FAQs, quick start guides, and other useful resources.
  • Accelerated Examination - Read detailed information about filing an Accelerated Examination including FAQs, guidelines, sample documentation, and other useful resources.
  • First Action Interview (FAI) - Read information about the eligibility of the program.
  • Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) - Find fast track examination information including request forms for each of the PPH programs.
  • Priority Document Exchange (PDX) - Program for direct electronic priority document exchange with participating foreign intellectual property offices (EPO, JPO, KIPO, and WIPO).


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