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First, I wanted to look at old bugs/requests. I recall looking at a LONG list of issues in summer or fall 2020. They're gone now.
Second, last week, the following conversation occurred on one of the email lists. A attorney (indicated "user 1" via '>') had made an error, and the PTO's software hadn't caught it. Then the PTO's humans were so attached to... more »
The DOCX format is not designed to provide the portability, uniformity, or interoperability that is essential to legal documents. As many letters to the PTO have explained (see, for example, https://www.uspto.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Comment_Seventy_Three_Patent_Practitioners_092719.pdf... more »
* An "application" is the thing that starts with filing a new application, has a serial number of the form xx/xxx,xxx, and persists for some years through multiple office actions,... more »
Microscopic robot that copys DNA and RNA to code and and uses it to know what illness you have and can cure it.
When it enters the body it learns what the good and bad cells are. It will kill the bad invader and leave the good ones.
It would be helpful if documents filed would have a date/time stamp, and/or document number as a header to identify that it was the official document filed, as they do in federal courts.
There used to be a Patent Form Finder widget that allowed you to search for forms. The Trademark Form Finder widget still remains. When will the Patent Form Finder widget be available again?
It would be an awesome add to have PTA days as a data point to return in application searching through the Workbench. PTA days are associated with patent expiration projects. Therefore, having the data as an option when reviewing groups of applications can be beneficial and minimize the number of application records that need to be physically opened for review.💡
I would suggest the document descriptions be easier to read/understand on the EAR and in the file wrapper history. They are too long and difficult to read through, to find what you need. I think they should be more like the document descriptions in PAIR. Here's an example:
Patent Center = 21888_14242669_12-13-2017_ISSUE.NTF
Private PAIR = 2017-12-13 Issue Notification