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Eligibility for the Enhanced Pilot Program

New utility nonprovisional applications that fall within one of the following groups may be eligible for the Enhanced First Action Interview Pilot Program:

  1. Applications filed on or before November 1, 2006, and assigned to workgroup 1610 (art units 161X).

  2. Applications filed on or before October 1, 2006, and assigned to art unit 1795.

  3. Applications filed on or before February 1, 2008, and assigned to workgroups 2150 and 2160 (art units 215X and 216X).

  4. Applications filed on or before July 1, 2008, and assigned to workgroups 2440 and 2450 (art units 244X and 245X).

  5. Applications filed on or before June 1, 2007, and assigned to art unit 2617.

  6. Applications filed on or before May 1, 2008, and assigned to art units 2811-2815, 2818, 2822-23, 2826, 2891-2895.

  7. Applications filed on or before December 1, 2007, and assigned to art unit 3671.

  8. Applications filed on or before January 1, 2008, and assigned to art unit 3672.

  9. Applications filed on or before November 1, 2007, and assigned to art unit 3673.

  10. Applications filed on or before February 1, 2008, and assigned to art unit 3676.

  11. Applications filed on or before July 1, 2007, and assigned to art units 3677.

  12. Applications filed on or before November 1, 2007, and assigned to art units 3679.

  13. Applications filed on or before May 1, 2006, and assigned to art unit 3735.

  14. Applications filed on or before April 1, 2007, and assigned to art unit 3736.

  15. Applications filed on or before December 1, 2006, and assigned to art units 3737.

  16. Applications filed on or before August 1, 2006, and assigned to art units 3768.

  17. Applications filed on or before December 1, 2006, and assigned to art unit 3739.

  18. Applications filed on or before September 1, 2007, and assigned to art units 3762 and 3766.

  19. Applications filed on or before September 1, 2006, and assigned to art unit 3769.

Class and art unit assignment data are available via the Patent Application Information Retrieval System (PAIR) at Public PAIR link http://portal.uspto.gov/external/portal/pair.
 

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