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For simplicity, the process can be divided into four main categories:

  1. Main process [PDF]

  2. Applicant waives interview or fails to respond to the pre-interview communication [PDF]

  3. Applicant waives interview and files formal amendment under 37 CFR 1.111 [PDF]

  4. 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

For the complete process, click here For the complete process, click here [PDF]

For more information about the enhanced pilot program, click here To return to the enhanced pilot program main page, click here

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