<![CDATA[ Why can&#039;t I file in EFS-Web Contingency during scheduled EFS-Web outages? ]]> <![CDATA[ Could EFS-Web Contingency experience a system outage? ]]> <![CDATA[ Can I file using EFS-Web Contingency at anytime? ]]> <![CDATA[ Can I file a test application via EFS-Web Contingency? ]]> <![CDATA[ Can I access my Saved Submissions via EFS-Web Contingency? ]]> <![CDATA[ Can I submit online fee payments via EFS-Web Contingency? ]]> <![CDATA[ Will my PDF files still be validated? ]]> <![CDATA[ Will I still receive an acknowledgement receipt after an EFS-Web Contingency submission? ]]> <![CDATA[ Can I use my Customer Number while filing via EFS-Web Contingency? ]]> <![CDATA[ Does EFS-Web Contingency provide the same level of security as EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[ Do I need a Digital Certificate to access EFS-Web Contingency? ]]> <![CDATA[ What if I mistakenly file a follow-on document as a new application via EFS-Web Contingency? ]]> <![CDATA[ Can I submit follow-on documents via EFS-Web Contingency? ]]> <![CDATA[ What is EFS-Web Contingency? ]]> <![CDATA[What is "Deposit Account Access Code"? How do I access that information? ]]> <![CDATA[Can I submit the PTO-2038 Credit Card Form via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[How do I pay fees for a National Stage submission under 35 U.S.C. 371 when online payment in EFS-Web is unavailable?]]> <![CDATA[What fee codes do I use when filing a PCT application?]]> <![CDATA[What discount options are available for filing international applications? ]]> <![CDATA[What are the requirements for filing a Petition to Make Special Based on Age? ]]> <![CDATA[Why can&#039;t I file in EFS-Web Contingency during scheduled EFS-Web outages?]]> <![CDATA[Could EFS-Web Contingency experience a system outage?]]> <![CDATA[Can I file using EFS-Web Contingency at anytime?]]> <![CDATA[Can I file a test application via EFS-Web Contingency?]]> <![CDATA[Can I access my Saved Submissions via EFS-Web Contingency?]]> <![CDATA[Can I submit online fee payments via EFS-Web Contingency?]]> <![CDATA[Will my PDF files still be validated?]]> <![CDATA[Will I still receive an acknowledgement receipt after an EFS-Web Contingency submission?]]> <![CDATA[Can I use my Customer Number while filing via EFS-Web Contingency?]]> <![CDATA[Does EFS-Web Contingency provide the same level of security as EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[Do I need a Digital Certificate to access EFS-Web Contingency?]]> <![CDATA[What if I mistakenly file a follow-on document as a new application via EFS-Web Contingency?]]> <![CDATA[Can I submit follow-on documents via EFS-Web Contingency?]]> <![CDATA[What is EFS-Web Contingency?]]> <![CDATA[How do I establish a Deposit Account?]]> <![CDATA[How do I obtain further information regarding the Export Administration Regulations as they pertain to retrieving patent application and filing information? ]]> <![CDATA[Is EAR certification required in Private PAIR? ]]> <![CDATA[Why am I now required to certify that I am using the digital certificate for access to EFS-Web in a manner that doesn&#039;t violate or circumvent the EAR? ]]> <![CDATA[Who is administering this certification requirement? ]]> <![CDATA[What is the life of a digital certificate? ]]> <![CDATA[What if multiple copies of the digital certificate exist? ]]> <![CDATA[How can a customer determine when the 100-day automatic update time period begins and whether a copy of the digital certificate was automatically renewed? ]]> <![CDATA[How long do customers have to use the authorization code and reference number initially received from the Electronic Business Center (EBC) to create and download their digital certificate? ]]> <![CDATA[What should a customer do if the 120 days has passed and the authorization code and reference number have expired? ]]> <![CDATA[What are the known problems of creating PDF files using ABXPDF? ]]> <![CDATA[If the system goes down, can electronically generated documents be printed and submitted via Express Mail? ]]> <![CDATA[If I need to pay a fee, does the system tell me?]]> <![CDATA[If payment fails, will I still have a receipt date?]]> <![CDATA[I mistakenly filed the incorrect drawings with my application and then later that same day filed a preliminary amendment adding new drawings and requesting the deletion of the incorrect drawings. Will the incorrect drawings be included in a certified copy]]> <![CDATA[What should I do if I encounter a problem when attempting to pay fees via EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[Is there a refund of filing fees for petitions for Accelerated Examination (AE) that are denied?]]> <![CDATA[Will the application serial number show up on my credit card bill?]]> <![CDATA[What should I do if all information is submitted along with the credit card information and my screen freezes? ]]> <![CDATA[Will a deposit account number show up in the public information?]]> <![CDATA[Can a filer use more than one type of payment (i.e., pay with credit card and put over/under charges on deposit account)?]]> <![CDATA[Is it possible to get an actual receipt of funds transferred when paying by electronic funds transfer (EFT), or will the receipt only appear on the acknowledgment receipt?]]> <![CDATA[Can I pay patent application fees online?]]> <![CDATA[If I pay through EFS-Web online and also attach a Fee Sheet will I be double charged?]]> <![CDATA[How are EFS-Web fees collected?]]> <![CDATA[If using a deposit account without access to the account&#039;s password (e.g., filing a substititue 875 Fee worksheet with authorization to charge the deposit account), will this form of payment qualify as a same day payment of fees?]]> <![CDATA[Will I be able to see the balance in my deposit account at the time of submission?]]> <![CDATA[Can I pay via credit card on EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[When filing an amendment after non-final rejection, where do I mention I want to pay for extra claims added through the submitted amendment?]]> <![CDATA[Can I pay an issue fee via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[How do I pay for a terminal disclaimer?]]> <![CDATA[Does the USPTO accept Paypal or Google Checkout?]]> <![CDATA[If I pay fees online through EFS-Web, do I need to attach my own fee transmittal form?]]> <![CDATA[If I miss a fee charge during electronic filing but have attached a transmittal authorizing payment of the actual fee, will the USPTO take the fee from the submitted transmittal form?]]> <![CDATA[Can I use a check to pay for e-filing?]]> <![CDATA[How many deposit accounts can be used per submission?]]> <![CDATA[Do I have to re-type credit card information every time I pay a fee, or does EFS-Web cache credit card information?]]> <![CDATA[When filing a response to an office action in which the number of claims has changed, does EFS-Web allow me to account for fees already paid?]]> <![CDATA[How do I pay later after submitting an application?]]> <![CDATA[Can I pay maintenance fees via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[When online fee payment in EFS-Web is unavailable, how do I submit payment for fees?]]> <![CDATA[Do I have to prepare and save a PDF of the Fee Transmittal form since there is a fee page on EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[Are there any fee reductions when filing electronically via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[What issue fees can I pay online through EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[Will the fees automatically be updated on the system when fees increase?]]> <![CDATA[What fees apply when filing through the Accelerated Exam (AE) program?]]> <![CDATA[Can I file on EFS-Web and select pay fees later and then pay by check?]]> <![CDATA[Are all fee codes payable online?]]> <![CDATA[What is the typical cost of filing a utility application using EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[How much does a digital certificate cost?]]> <![CDATA[What happens when I file an application without paying fees?]]> <![CDATA[I have a deposit account, but not a deposit account access code. Can I file an application online without the access code?]]> <![CDATA[I was told that we do not need to file an "extension of time" when we pay the fee. Is this incorrect?]]> <![CDATA[Do I have to buy Adobe Reader in order to use the PDF Fillable Forms?]]> <![CDATA[Is EFS-Web compatible with the Macintosh Preview PDF viewer?]]> <![CDATA[I already downloaded the Adobe Job Options for EFS-Web. Do I need to do it again for new releases of EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[What are the signature requirements for filing using EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[Will EFS-Web accept an unlicensed embedded font?]]> <![CDATA[Is there a page limit for EFS-Web submissions?]]> <![CDATA[Is there a MB limit relative to sequence listings?]]> <![CDATA[Can I use EFS-Web to file a utility (nonprovisional) application when I have already submitted the invention in a provisional patent application (which I desire to keep) by submitting an amendment to the provisional patent application?]]> <![CDATA[Does one .txt file for a sequence listing satisfy the computer readable format (CRF) and paper copy?]]> <![CDATA[May I submit color drawings?]]> <![CDATA[Are the fillable forms required for submission via EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[Do we still need to submit a PCT Transmittal form with a new PCT filing?]]> <![CDATA[Do we still need to submit a PCT Transmittal form with a new PCT filing?]]> <![CDATA[I am having trouble embedding the fonts on a non-fillable USPTO form. How can I submit these documents using EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[Can I submit PDF files using Grayscale text?]]> <![CDATA[Is there a size limit for the PDF files submitted using EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[Is it still a requirement to use Lucinda Sans Unicode?]]> <![CDATA[Why are the fillable forms I have always used (i.e. ADS) giving me error messages now? ]]> <![CDATA[Can I use my own PDF forms?]]> <![CDATA[What is the difference between a text-based and an image-based PDF file?]]> <![CDATA[How can I convert my PDF file to an image-based PDF file?]]> <![CDATA[When reviewing the uploaded text file sequence listing, it does not have returns, all the characters run together. Is it supposed to look that way? ]]> <![CDATA[What is an embedded font?]]> <![CDATA[How would I print a copy of the application to provide to a reviewer before filing?]]> <![CDATA[Should I attach the Credit Card Authorization form (SB2038) using EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[When filing an authorization to charge fees to a deposit account via EFS-WEB, is a duplicate copy of the form required?]]> <![CDATA[When paying an Issue Fee online via EFS-Web, do I need to attach a PDF of the Issue Fee Transmittal Form (PTOL-85B)?]]> <![CDATA[For provisional applications, should the Application Data Sheet or Provisional Cover Sheet could be used?]]> <![CDATA[If a petition to make special is auto-granted, will it expedite the processing of the application?]]> <![CDATA[If I cannot e-file a Petition to Accept Unintentionally Delayed Payment of Maintenance Fee in an Expired Patent (37 CFR 1.378(c), what other method of filing the petition is available?]]> <![CDATA[May applicants use their own ADS form or scan the USPTO fillable one when submitting PG-Pubs?]]> <![CDATA[Why do applicants have to use the USPTO e-fillable ADS form when submitting PG-Pubs?]]> <![CDATA[What happens if I file documents that have colored text?]]> <![CDATA[Do I need to submit a petition along with my application if I submit color drawings or photographs with my design application?]]> <![CDATA[Do amendments have to be uploaded as a multi-doc?]]> <![CDATA[Is an Application Data Sheet (ADS) required when submitting a new utility application?]]> <![CDATA[If we submit an application on day one including a specfication with handwritten notes on it, can the specification with handwritten notes be removed from PAIR, and can we prevent the specification with the handwritten notes from being published?]]> <![CDATA[Does the application data sheet (ADS) meet the requirement for a provisional cover sheet?]]> <![CDATA[If I have problems with completing a USPTO Fillable Form, what are my options? ]]> <![CDATA[Do I need to download USPTO software onto my computer to use EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[What software do I need to use USPTO&#039;s fillable PDF forms?]]> <![CDATA[What types of PDF creation software can I use to produce the PDF files that will be accepted by the USPTO?]]> <![CDATA[What are the differences between the out-of-the-box Adobe PDF job options file and the USPTO provided job options file?]]> <![CDATA[How do I determine the page ranges for each section of a multi-doc file?]]> <![CDATA[Is a "Certificate of Transmission" on EFS-Web the equivalent of a "Certificate of Mailing" when paper filing?]]> <![CDATA[What is the average file size of a PDF file? ]]> <![CDATA[Where are the fillable forms located on the USPTO website? ]]> <![CDATA[What should an applicant do if the application was mistakenly filed without a document or an item through EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[How can I resolve a validation error with my attached PDF file? ]]> <![CDATA[May I submit with warning messages? ]]> <![CDATA[If I file the wrong specification with a patent application, is there a way for me to address the problem on the same day? ]]> <![CDATA[Will my USPTO Fillable Form automatically load my data if I use special characters?]]> <![CDATA[Can I submit correspondence via EFS-Web if I receive a warning? ]]> <![CDATA[How do I obtain my lost digital certificate? ]]> <![CDATA[Does making a document indexing error affect a legal filing date in any way?]]> <![CDATA[What happens if I forget to index a document? ]]> <![CDATA[What is an "indexing mistake?"]]> <![CDATA[How do I index a Preliminary Amendment that is filed with an RCE?]]> <![CDATA[What is the proper way to index a Power of Attorney document?]]> <![CDATA[If I file an Amendment and have to attach a marked-up specification and a clean version, how do I index the specification?]]> <![CDATA[How do I index a 37 CFR 1.131 or 1.132 affidavit or declaration?]]> <![CDATA[How do I index a combined Declaration and Power of Attorney?]]> <![CDATA[How do I index the Statement Under 3.73(b)?]]> <![CDATA[When I index an Amendment, how do I index the coversheet and subsequent correspondence?]]> <![CDATA[How should I index a utility transmittal with an initial application filing?]]> <![CDATA[What is the proper category/document description for the Authorization to Act in a Representative Capacity Form SB 84?]]> <![CDATA[How do I index Transmittal Letters for follow-on submissions?]]> <![CDATA[If I were to submit a courtesy copy of a postcard receipt or a previously filed document (e.g., an IDS) to the Examiner, what should the document description be in the pull-down menu?]]> <![CDATA[How do I index drawings?]]> <![CDATA[Can indexing be automated?]]> <![CDATA[How do I index the document indicating change of entity status?]]> <![CDATA[Do I need to include a cover sheet when filing a Provisional Application via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[Is it better to submit just one multi-doc PDF file or to submit separate PDF files?]]> <![CDATA[If I e-file an amendment and do not break up the documents, would it be accepted?]]> <![CDATA[What are the rules for naming PDF files for submission?]]> <![CDATA[I want to include an Information Disclosure Statement (IDS) and/or Application Data Sheet (ADS) with my new application, but the IDS or ADS form indicates that I should enter an application number. What should I do?]]> <![CDATA[Do I have to use transmittals for new applications or amendments?]]> <![CDATA[Do I have to attach a specification for a new utility submission?]]> <![CDATA[What file format should I use to submit a declaration via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[Will the fillable form adjust font size for long names and/or titles?]]> <![CDATA[Are Divisional and Continuation Patent Applications only designated on the Application Data Sheet? Will this appear on the acknowledgment receipt? ]]> <![CDATA[Am I able to use the "multiple document" option when filing a PCT?]]> <![CDATA[How should an international search report (ISR) filed with a 371 application be indexed?]]> <![CDATA[Are PCT documents indexed in the same manner as US documents?]]> <![CDATA[Can I use PCT-SAFE (not in PCT-EASY mode) for filing PCT applications via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[How do I pay for a PCT submission?]]> <![CDATA[If I am using PCT-SAFE for EFS-Web Filing, what happens to the additional files that PCT-SAFE generates?]]> <![CDATA[What are the fees needed for filing an international application under the PCT?]]> <![CDATA[How do I pay the fee for preparation of the certified copy of the priority document by the RO/US in my PCT application?]]> <![CDATA[Since I am submitting the PCT-EASY .zip file to EFS-Web, do I still need to provide a copy of the Request, fee calculation sheet and abstract in PDF format?]]> <![CDATA[What will be done with the Fee Sheet in a PCT Application considering the fees will be deducted from my deposit account during the filing process?]]> <![CDATA[Are there fee reductions for using EFS-Web to file a PCT Application?]]> <![CDATA[How do I submit a signed copy of my Request form when I electronically file my International Application in the US Receiving Office using the PCT-EASY mode of PCT-SAFE and EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[What are the required documents for a PCT application?]]> <![CDATA[Will EFS-Web automatically recognize when an application exceeds 100 pages and calculate fees properly?]]> <![CDATA[In the "Calculate Fee Screen" of EFS-Web, is there an option for "Small Entity Status" to reduce the fees applied?]]> <![CDATA[How do I file a combined Declaration and Power of Attorney?]]> <![CDATA[Once a PDF file is attached, can I make changes to it?]]> <![CDATA[Am I able to pay fees for multiple advanced copies of the patent?]]> <![CDATA[Is it acceptable to file references in CD form instead of paper copy?]]> <![CDATA[Once I file an application with EFS-Web, do I also have to file subsequent documents with EFS-Web? If I originally filed by paper, can I use EFS-Web to submit follow-on documents?]]> <![CDATA[May I file a new application without an oath or declaration and pay the surcharge under 37 CFR 1.16(f) at that time?]]> <![CDATA[Can Assignments be filed via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[The first named inventor in my application has only one name. What should I do?]]> <![CDATA[How should you file electronically and specify more than one inventor?]]> <![CDATA[What is the process for completing a fillable form?]]> <![CDATA[Can I file assignments online? ]]> <![CDATA[What do I need to do to request that the USPTO electronically obtain a free copy of my JPO priority application through the priority document exchange program (PDX)?]]> <![CDATA[Can I file Continuation-in-Part, Continuation, and Divisional applications electronically?]]> <![CDATA[Can I send pictures of a prototype instead of submit drawings?]]> <![CDATA[How can a Registered user upload pending applications and have another user review and submit?]]> <![CDATA[What is displayed on the fee screen when submitting PG-Pubs that has no fees associated to it?]]> <![CDATA[What happens if a name exceeds the field limit?]]> <![CDATA[If individuals only have one name, how do they decide if it is the first or last name?]]> <![CDATA[How should I file electronically and specify more than one inventor?]]> <![CDATA[If I file a continuation, can I upload a declaration from the parent case that is already in PAIR?]]> <![CDATA[Can a Notice of Appeal be filed via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[Can I file an Amendment along with my PG Pub submission?]]> <![CDATA[Can I file through EFS-Web a response to "Notice to Comply" regarding sequence listings not filed in CRF format with original filing?]]> <![CDATA[If I file a Notice of Appeal via EFS -Web, do I need to upload a form/document, or is just paying the fee sufficient?]]> <![CDATA[Does the pre-grant publication submission allow me to publish before 18 months?]]> <![CDATA[How can I file a sequence listing?]]> <![CDATA[Can I print out specific web pages during e-filing?]]> <![CDATA[How do I embed fonts? ]]> <![CDATA[Can we file a provisional or utility patent application with color drawings via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[Can I view my saved submissions by customer number?]]> <![CDATA[Are application numbers available on saved submission packages?]]> <![CDATA[I went back to a previous screen in EFS-Web, and made changes to my submission. Why did the information on the screen not update/save? ]]> <![CDATA[Is the EFS-Web save option available on every screen?]]> <![CDATA[Can I save my "Petition to Accept Unintentionally Delayed Payment of Maintenance Fee in an Expired Patent" submission on the server?]]> <![CDATA[Will the Electronic Business Center (EBC) be able to see saved documents/submissions?]]> <![CDATA[Where are my submissions being saved?]]> <![CDATA[How many EFS-Web applications may I save at a time?]]> <![CDATA[How do I find/review saved documents? Where are they saved?]]> <![CDATA[Can I save a PDF Fillable Form?]]> <![CDATA[Can I access the "save" feature as an unregistered user?]]> <![CDATA[If you save a submission, can it be used again for a separate filing so that information does not have to be re-entered?]]> <![CDATA[How do I pay fees for a follow-on submission if I do not have any files to attach?]]> <![CDATA[Will the "Petition Grant" letter be available in PAIR for the auto-granted petitions?]]> <![CDATA[Can the "Petition to Accept Unintentionally Delayed Payment of Maintenance Fee in an Expired Patent" form be used just to change entity status?]]> <![CDATA[Can I email the electronic acknowledgement receipt?]]> <![CDATA[In which cases can the "Petition to Accept Unintentionally Delayed Payment of Maintenance Fee in an Expired Patent" form be used?]]> <![CDATA[How are sequence listings submitted via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[Do I need a customer number to file a patent application via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[Do I need a new/different Digital Certificate for EFS-Web (users of old EFS or old Private PAIR)?]]> <![CDATA[Do you have any guidance on how to correctly use document codes?]]> <![CDATA[Can I submit files in formats other than PDF using EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[Does EFS-Web provide an option to print my acknowledgement receipt?]]> <![CDATA[Can I file via EFS-Web as an unregistered user and later become registered and have the benefits of registered at that point?]]> <![CDATA[What happens if the title entered into EFS-Web and the title on the ADS is different?]]> <![CDATA[For a new application, if no inventor names are known, can the application be filed without naming any inventors?]]> <![CDATA[Can I submit a customer number upload spreadsheet via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[Can individual sections of a multi-doc be assembled in any order?]]> <![CDATA[How do I file continuation, continuation-in-part (CIP), and divisional applications via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[What types of filings cannot be filed in EFS-Web if there is an online fee payment outage?]]> <![CDATA[Is a statement required verifying that the computer readable format (CRF) and paper copy of a sequence listing are the same?]]> <![CDATA[Does the specification need to be attached as having multiple parts?]]> <![CDATA[Do I have to include a copy of the notice to file missing parts when electronically submitting the missing parts?]]> <![CDATA[May the "designated employee" in the United States Patent and Trademark Office Public Key Infrastructure Subscriber Agreement include a person who is not employed by a certificate holder&#039;s organization, such as a person who is employed by a third party wi]]> <![CDATA[Can I delete attached documents prior to Upload & Validate?]]> <![CDATA[What qualifications do I need to become a registered user?]]> <![CDATA[May a USPTO PKI certificate be used by an employee of the certificate holder if the employee is a US citizen and is located within the US, but is not co-located with the certificate holder (i.e., is located in another state)? ]]> <![CDATA[Is there a certificate of transmission to reflect submitting through EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[How long after applying does it take to receive a digital certificate?]]> <![CDATA[How long is the period of inactivity before users will automatically timeout? ]]> <![CDATA[Is there a way to find out online when an action has been taken on my application by the USPTO?]]> <![CDATA[Will the electronic time and date stamp reflect the time zone I file in when filing a new application through EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[How long can I save a submission?]]> <![CDATA[When will the examiner know that an application with an auto-granted petition has been granted "special" status?]]> <![CDATA[If an application is completed via EFS-Web on a Sunday, will it receive a filing date as of that Sunday? What happens in the event of a national holiday?]]> <![CDATA[Will I always get a filing date and application number for new applications?]]> <![CDATA[How many applications may I save at a time?]]> <![CDATA[Can I resave my application and extend my save time?]]> <![CDATA[How long after submitting an application for a customer number can I expect to receive a customer number? How will it be communicated?]]> <![CDATA[Will my digital certficate ever expire?]]> <![CDATA[Is USPTO Direct a supported software?]]> <![CDATA[Is ABX/ePAVE still available to use?]]> <![CDATA[How long does it take to submit an application via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[How long will it take to be able to view documents I&#039;ve submitted electronically in Private PAIR?]]> <![CDATA[I&#039;ve submitted my application via EFS-Web, however, I did not receive an acknowledgement receipt. What should I do? ]]> <![CDATA[What happens if I get disconnected or my system goes down during submission? ]]> <![CDATA[Who do I contact for help with filing a reissue using EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[How do I obtain my confirmation number when submitting a PCT Application?]]> <![CDATA[Why do I receive a warning about registration status?]]> <![CDATA[Where can I fax the RO/101 Annex form?]]> <![CDATA[When trying to sign on as a Registered User, what should I do if I click on &#039;Browse&#039; to locate my .epf file and nothing happens? ]]> <![CDATA[What is the maximum number of users that can use one digital certificate?]]> <![CDATA[Can unregistered filers file follow-on documents (e.g. responses or amendments) to Office Actions?]]> <![CDATA[Can three or more attorneys share a digital certificate?]]> <![CDATA[Can I file a document signed by a different attorney than the one who hold&#039;s the digital certificate?]]> <![CDATA[Can an attorney have more than one digital certificate?]]> <![CDATA[How do I share my digital certificate?]]> <![CDATA[Can a paralegal obtain a digital certificate?]]> <![CDATA[Who can file documents using EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[Can paralegals and others who are not digital certificate holders file patent applications on behalf of the certificate holder using EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[When I save my submission in EFS Web, can another computer be used to review the application prior to filing?]]> <![CDATA[Can I share my saved submission files with others?]]> <![CDATA[Can I use PCT-SAFE in its full operational mode to prepare my entire international application in electronic form and to file it via secure on-line transmission with the United States Receiving Office (RO/US)?]]> <![CDATA[Is it required to use PCT-SAFE when filing a new PCT application?]]> <![CDATA[If I use a PCT-SAFE zip file which includes the fee information, what do I do when I get to the EFS-Web fee screen?]]> <![CDATA[What will be done with the fee sheet in a PCT-Easy zip file when I pay the fees online?]]> <![CDATA[How do I get PCT-SAFE?]]> <![CDATA[Is the PCT fee calculation sheet required when using PCT-SAFE in PCT-EASY mode?]]> <![CDATA[Can I file a PCT via EFS-Web using EPO as the searching authority?]]> <![CDATA[If the PCT is not associated to a customer number at the time of filing, how can it be done later?]]> <![CDATA[If I do not pay fees at the time of filing of my application, can I pay the fees through EFS-Web later?]]> <![CDATA[By using EFS-Web to file a PCT application, will the application (still) have to be submitted in paper to the USPTO, or is an electronic version all that is required?]]> <![CDATA[If I file a PCT application through EFS-Web, will I get an International Application Number as I do a serial number for US applications?]]> <![CDATA[How do I create a zip file for a PCT application?]]> <![CDATA[Do I need a new customer number for filing a PCT application?]]> <![CDATA[Can I use my customer number for my PCT correspondence address?]]> <![CDATA[Must I attach the Power of Attorney document as part of the PCT Application?]]> <![CDATA[When filing a PCT application with the U.S. designated, what should be entered under the "Applicant" section of EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[Can I file a follow-on document for a PCT Application?]]> <![CDATA[Do we need to use the latest version of PCT-SAFE when filing PCT applications via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[When uploading PDFs for a PCT, do the specification, claims, and drawings all have to be loaded individually or can they be put into one file?]]> <![CDATA[Can I file a request for a foreign filing license via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[If I file a PCT application with RO/US, and if I provide the Request as a PDF, how does the bibliographic information get into the computer systems? Will it be manually entered by USPTO personnel?]]> <![CDATA[Are s-signatures accepted for international applications or related papers filed with the USPTO in its capacity as a receiving Office (RO), international searching authority (ISA) or international preliminary examining authority (IPEA)?]]> <![CDATA[Can EFS-Web be used to file PCT applications?]]> <![CDATA[Is there a checkbox to get the discounted filing fee when filing a PCT Application as a *.PDF?]]> <![CDATA[Why can&#039;t I view a newly filed PCT submission in Private PAIR?]]> <![CDATA[What Document Descriptions should be used for the PCT Request and fee calculation sheet?]]> <![CDATA[What is the required page size for PCT applications filed via EFS in PDF format?]]> <![CDATA[Can I enter special keyboard characters into the Bibliographic Data portion of the EFS-Web screens (Application Data tab)?]]> <![CDATA[When paying the extension of time fee via EFS-Web, do I need to attach the petition for extension of time?]]> <![CDATA[Am I able to use the "multiple document" option when filing a PCT?]]> <![CDATA[How can I access the RO/101 form for PCT applications?]]> <![CDATA[If I am missing a document, will EFS-Web alert me of an error?]]> <![CDATA[If filing errors, such as submitting the wrong documents, filing under the wrong application number, etc. are found post-submission, how can they be fixed?]]> <![CDATA[Will I receive a warning prior to submission if the file size is approaching or exceeds the 25 MB limit?]]> <![CDATA[Does EFS-Web have built-in safeguards that notify me if there&#039;s a problem with the file? ]]> <![CDATA[What does the "Authenticate User Bad Input" error message mean? ]]> <![CDATA[I&#039;m getting validation errors, what do the colored triangles mean? ]]> <![CDATA[What does the "Authenticate User Error" message mean? ]]> <![CDATA[My Acknowledgement Receipt for a follow-on submission includes garbled or incorrect data. What is the official copy? ]]> <![CDATA[Will error messages identify the precise location in the file where the error occurred?]]> <![CDATA[When trying to submit follow-on documents, why is my bibliographic data incorrect or unreadable where I had entered a special character in the initial filing through EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[What documents must be filed as multi-doc PDF files?]]> <![CDATA[In a multi-doc PDF, if I mis-number sections, will the validate check be able to distinguish the individual sections of my PDF?]]> <![CDATA[Is the data in my Request for Continued Examination (RCE) form auto-loaded?]]> <![CDATA[When a MS Word document is converted to PDF, is there any metadata in the PDF that becomes part of the official file wrapper?]]> <![CDATA[Is the data in my Accelerated Examination (AE) petition form auto-loaded?]]> <![CDATA[When in EFS-Web, how do I get to fillable forms in order to complete and attach to my application?]]> <![CDATA[What does the "Validate PDF" function check for?]]> <![CDATA[Can I use bookmarking, commenting, compression and layers in PDF files?]]> <![CDATA[Do I still need to use the transmittal forms available on the USPTO website even though I am e-filing?]]> <![CDATA[What file format should I use to submit a Power of Attorney document via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[Will sequence listings filed in text format be accepted as the computer readable form of the sequence listing?]]> <![CDATA[Can I file a Provisional Application for Patent Cover Sheet via EFS-Web?]]> <![CDATA[If I check the box for non-publication on the Application Data Sheet (ADS) do I also need to file the corresponding request form PTO/SB/35?]]> <![CDATA[Does the acknowledgment receipt show all of the inventors if there are multiple inventors?]]> <![CDATA[What is the required page size for attached PDF files?]]> <![CDATA[How do I submit references cited in an Information Disclosure Statement?]]> <![CDATA[What happens if I do not submit a provisional cover sheet when filing my provisional patent application? ]]> <![CDATA[Does EFS-Web fill in the correspondence address automatically from the customer number?]]> <![CDATA[Do I have to file a signed transmittal form with each submission? ]]> <![CDATA[Because affidavits (1.131) are routinely notarized, will the USPTO accept a PDF file of an affidavit?]]> <![CDATA[Do Application Data Sheet (ADS) forms without non-publication requests have to be signed? ]]> <![CDATA[Why can&#039;t I fill in the fields for Docket Number, Application Number, and Title on the PDF Fillable forms SB/14 & AIA/14? ]]> <![CDATA[Are supplemental ADS forms filed by EFS-Web exempt from the rule that requires supplemental ADS forms to be marked up to show new matter and deleted matter? ]]> <![CDATA[What is the advantage of using the USPTO Fillable Forms? ]]> <![CDATA[What is auto-loading? ]]> <![CDATA[How do I ensure that my PDF does not have reliances on external files? ]]> <![CDATA[What is the application subject matter in the PDF fillable form Application Data Sheet? ]]> <![CDATA[Do any of the PDF Fillable Forms need to be "printed" in Acrobat with the "USPTO embedded fonts" properties activated in order to avoid errors? ]]> <![CDATA[Where can I find the latest versions of USPTO fillable forms? ]]> <![CDATA[What is a multi-doc PDF? ]]> <![CDATA[What is a form fillable PDF? ]]> <![CDATA[Can I file using EFS-Web from a foreign country? ]]> <![CDATA[How can misindexing a document affect my submission through EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[How will I receive the filing receipt for my application? ]]> <![CDATA[Is there a spell feature in EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[Do I have to be a U.S. Citizen to participate in the Accelerated Examination (AE) program? ]]> <![CDATA[What is a PKI certificate and how can I obtain one? ]]> <![CDATA[Why is Accelerated Examination (AE) restricted to e-filing only? ]]> <![CDATA[Should Continuations and Divisionals be filed as new or existing applications in EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[Is the digital certificate for EFS-Web the same one that I would use for Private PAIR? ]]> <![CDATA[What is the email address entered on the first EFS-Web screen used for? ]]> <![CDATA[When e-filing, do I have to send hard copies of my filing to the USPTO? ]]> <![CDATA[Can I file an Accelerated Examination (AE) for a Design application? ]]> <![CDATA[Do digital certificates travel with the attorney/agent from job to job? ]]> <![CDATA[Can I file certified copies of priority documents via EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[Can I file a plant patent application through EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[Can I erase a submission after it has been finally submitted? ]]> <![CDATA[What types of applications must be submitted through EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[Once I&#039;ve filed a patent application (e.g., provisional patent application, nonprovisional patent application) on EFS-Web and received an acknowledgment receipt, can I apply the term "Patent Pending" to products for which the patent application has been f]]> <![CDATA[Will I get an application number immediately when I file via EFS Web? ]]> <![CDATA[Can inventor declarations be filed with electronic signatures? ]]> <![CDATA[Does the Petition to Accept Unintentionally Delayed Payment of Maintenance Fee in an Expired Patent, form PTO/SB/66, offer an option to change entity status? ]]> <![CDATA[How do I access EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[Can I do a test filing on EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[What is the best way for a novice to learn the EFS-Web and PAIR systems? ]]> <![CDATA[How secure are EFS-Web submissions? ]]> <![CDATA[What are the benefits of being a registered user? ]]> <![CDATA[Can I file Reissue applications using EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[How is EFS-Web different from PASAT and EFS-ABX? ]]> <![CDATA[What is EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[How do I make a suggestion for an improvement of EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[What&#039;s the benefit to using EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[What types of filings may I submit using EFS-Web? ]]> <![CDATA[Is EFS-Web integrated with Private and Public PAIR? ]]>