Application Parts (specifically Specification, Claims, and Abstract) may be submitted in text format. At this time, these documents must be attached individually and is limited to 3 .docx files. The recommended order of the sections is listed above.
The procedure for attaching .docx documents is as follows:
- Click on the “Add File” button and a file search field will be made available.
- Click the “Browse” button to search your computer for the document to be uploaded.
Note: it might be beneficial to use a file name representative of the document being uploaded (e.g., “Specification.docx” for a .docx file containing specification information).
Technical requirements for .docx files are as follows. A word processor that can create and save Office Open XML (docx):
- Microsoft Word 2007 or higher
- Google Docs
- Office Online
- Pages for Mac