USPTO Automated Interview Request (AIR) Form

Automated Interview Request Form (04-18)
Approved for use through 05/31/2024. OMB 0651-0031
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number.

* This paper requesting to schedule and/or conduct an interview is appropriate because:


(See 37 CFR 1.4(d)(2)) (/Name/)

(Five or six characters as format: 12345 / 123456 / L1234 / P12345)

(8 digit numeric do not start with 90 or 95: 90######/95######)
(Note: AIR is intended for regular examination interview requests only and cannot complete interview requests for applications under Re-examination)

(4 Digit Numeric Only: 1234)

(Numeric Digit Only)

Eastern Time (select date more than 5 days and less than 35 days after today)

(Examiners working remotely will offer Video Conference or Telephonic interviews)

Optional Alternative Proposed Date(s) and Time(s) of Requested Interview:
Eastern Time (select date more than 5 days and less than 35 days after today)
Eastern Time (select date more than 5 days and less than 35 days after today)
(Optional: max 500 characters)


* Indicates fields that are required

Note: To report a problem please email ExaminerInterviewPractice@USPTO.GOV.

This collection of information is required by 37 CFR 1.133. The information is required to obtain or retain a benefit by the public which is to prosecute (and by the USPTO to process) an application. Confidentiality is governed by 35 U.S.C. 122 and 37 CFR 1.11 and 1.14. This collection is estimated to take 24 minutes to complete, including gathering, preparing, and submitting the completed application form to the USPTO. Time will vary depending upon the individual case. Any comments on the amount of time you require to complete this form and/or suggestions for reducing this burden, should be sent to the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450. DO NOT SEND FEES OR COMPLETED FORMS TO THIS ADDRESS.

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