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The Sponsorship Tool in Patent Center is now available for registered practitioners to sponsor their support staff to work on their behalf. In order to sponsor support staff, a practitioner must have a registered USPTO.gov account and the support staff must each have a USPTO.gov account. In Patent Center select Manage and Sponsor user to review active or pending sponsorship requests.
For step-by-step instructions, see Patent Center Sponsorship Tool Guide.
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