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Patent Center Beta Release

Saved Submission Filtering trending idea

Currently, a user is shown all saved submissions associated with all customer numbers on which that user is listed. Thus, for example, I see all submissions for customer number X that were uploaded under the sponsorship of my own account associated with customer number X, as well as all submissions for customer number X that were uploaded under the sponsorship of my colleague's account who is also associated with customer... more »

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Document descriptions buggy when bulk uploading trending idea

Patent Center submissions are limited to 100 documents which can be drag/dropped in.  While the uploading part is more convenient than the one-by-one upload process in EFS Web, in the end it's not worth it because each document is imported without a Document Description.  Attempting to populate the empty Document Description Field for each document will start off fine, but will quickly become buggy beyond use.  In particular,... more »

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Submission does not show any bibliographic info trending idea

It is frequently the case that an upload in the workbench does not include ANY bibliographic information on any of the submission review screens for a submission until AFTER you hit the submit button.  Sorry--that's not technically correct.  It will tell you the Application Type.  But the fields for Application Serial Number, Docket Number, Filing Date, Status, First Named Inventor, and Customer Number will all be blank/empty.  ... more »

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Saudi Arabia trending idea

مرحبًا ، أود الاستفسار عما إذا كنت أرسل لك اختراعات أو أفكارًا جديدة مسجلة جيدة جدًا وأنت تعمل على تنفيذها واعتماد المشروع بأكمله من خلال منح براءات الاختراع وتنفيذها على أرض الواقع أو التعامل مع الشركات بالتوصية معهم. شكرا لك. يرجى الرد.

ترجمة النص من جوجل.

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Patent Center Beta Release

PDF Preview Needs Work trending idea

In EFS, when you click on an uploaded document, it would bring it up in a separate window or tab of the default browser using whatever PDF plugin you had.  In Patent Center, it instead brings it up in a pop-up that overlays part of the submission webpage.  The old way was better for at least the following reasons:

a)  You can only bring up one document at a time in the new system, forcing the user to wait for each document... more »

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2021 USPTO Basic Patent Training Certification trending idea

Dear Sirs, Module 2, Question 2 - very confusing, especially for foreign fillers, as a person cannot understand, what happens to the foreign application in case of the missed deadline for the same invention or the extention for the registration for the invention with the improvements (screenshot attached).

Module 2, Question 3 -  also confusing.  Why the correct answer is "A and B"?  Why the person would loose foreign... more »

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Drawings trending idea

The DOCX website claims drawings can be filed via docx, however every time I have tried to file drawings at the end of a docx, they always get labeled as part of the abstract. The document processing should get worried if an abstract is more than 1 page anyway, but how do you get drawings recognized?

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App Search Disparity b/t Patent Center and Private PAIR trending idea

I endeavored to make the same application search inquiry on Patent Center and Private PAIR.  The search is routinely performed to check for recent status updates, including Office Actions which have been counted but not yet mailed.  Unfortunately, though the search inquiry entered was the same, the results yielded on both platforms were not.  The Private PAIR search return was clearly more thorough in that the results... more »

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Correspondence Listing trending idea

When I download the daily mail from PAIR, I retrieve a list of Outgoing Correspondence. I then synchronize the list with the daily e-mail notification Private PAIR Correspondence Notification for Customer Number XXXXXX to ensure that the two match and all correspondence is retrieved. In PAIR, the Outgoing Correspondence is printed with gridlines to make for easier reading. When retrieving the mail from Patent Center,... more »

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Signing in/out for practicioners trending idea

When using private PAIR and EFS you have to completely sign out if you want to change a practitioner.  For example, I am sponsored under seven attorneys and if attorney #1 has me file something I have to completely log out of my USPTO account to file under attorney #2 or #3.  The same with private PAIR.  If using private PAIR I have to log out completely when looking up applications under different practitioners.  It... more »

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