The public must currently go to the Office or hire a person to do so to get older file wrappers. All of the file wrappers should be scanned and available to the public.
Provide a facility like the EPO's "Register Alert" / Monitored Applications feature. There should be two flavors of this. 1. One which does not require a PKI certificate (like EPO offers) which allows any individual to set up automated email alerts whenever a change occurs in a selected published patent application. 2. The other within Private-PAIR to allow PKI certificate holders to set up and manage email alerts ...more »