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Sponsorship Tool

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 account and the support staff must each have a account. In Patent Center select Manage and Sponsor user to review active or pending sponsorship requests.

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Patent Center Info Page 

Patent Center is available to all users to check application status, electronically file and manage patent applications in a single unified interface. Visit the Patent Center Info Page for more information.

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