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Announcements - Patent Portal EFS-Web 14APR2007

UPDATED FEATURES : New features in EFS-Web 1.1.3A include: (14APR2007)

  • Accept Complex Work Units as ASCII text attachment.
    • Chemical Formulae (Text File) - Applicants may file supplemental chemical content in InChI text format (i.e., .txt file) to facilitate prosecution of application.
    • Mathematical Formulae (Text File) - Applicants may file supplemental mathematical content in MathML text format (i.e., .txt file) to facilitate prosecution of application.
    • 3D Protein Crystals (Text File) - Applicants may file supplemental protein structure content in PDB-compatible text format (i.e., .txt file) to facilitate prosecution of application.
  • Allow an application to be saved for 7 days, increased from 4 days.
  • The PCT number specified in a 371 application must have a valid Receiving Office abbreviation.
  • Filers will not be able to continue beyond the login screen without selecting an international filing date for 371 applications.
  • The Save receipt version of the acknowledgement receipt will be updated with legal statements.
  • PCT filers will be unable to attach a ZIP file and a PDF file at the same time when uploading files on the attach screen.
  • Registered filers must attach at least one document to proceed from the attach screen.
  • Filers can choose only one fee out of mutually exclusive fees on the PCT calculate fee screen.

 

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