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Archived 2006 Advisories

ADVISORY: Petitions filed under 37 CFR 1.378(c) SB66 - Petition to Accept Unintentionally Delayed Payment of Maintenance Fee in an Expired Patent (37 CFR 1.378(c)) - can be submitted and are auto-grantable via EFS-Web. For help with filing auto-grantable petitions, visit: the Quick Start Guide for Petitions. All EFS-Web Forms and Guides can be retrieved via the EFS-Web Tools page (24OCT2006)

ADVISORY (26SEP2006): The USPTO has been receiving numerous filings where users incorrectly index their documents using Accelerated Examination descriptions. Though no rights to your patent are affected, erroneously indexed documents can negatively impact your processing time. >> READ MORE

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