I've attended patent center webinars for most of 2020. I believe it would be helpful to provide USPTO customers a redlined version of patent center presentation, which includes any changes made since the previous webinar? This would help quickly identify improvements, updates and modifications.
None of these errors indicated what specifically triggered this error, so what... more »
"customerno applicationnumber date typeofdocument."
The equivalent bookmarks in PatentCenter only include date and type of document. That is unfortunate. The PAIR format allows us to parse a larger PDF file and separate it out into different files following our firm's naming convention. Adding the application... more »
One of our listserv members requests: Split uploaded documents after conversion to PDF. Fewer conversion problems would be created if uploaded DOCX document were first converted to PDF and then split into sections.
This is Patentcenter Feature Request FR14 in the PatentCenter Feature Request web page maintained by the PatentCenter listserv at https://patentcenter-tickets.oppedahl.com/patentcenter-feature-requests/.
Please look into the speed issue with Patent Center. For the past few weeks Patent Center has been performing much slower than Private PAIR (when PAIR is operating).
Users will be slow to accept and adopt Patent Center if users do not see improvement with speed and access.
Allow sponsored support staff access to Corrected ADS feature
When we e-file a document in EFS-Web or in Patentcenter, our habit is go to later into Private PAIR or Patentcenter to look in IFW to see what is actually there. The goal is to compare what is actually there with what we think we e-filed. In an ideal world "going later to look in IFW" would not even be needed because the USPTO systems would always faithfully store exactly what we... more »
I see that there are some changes to Patent Center from the earlier beta version. In the earlier version, there was an option to search applications through customer number, which is not available currently. Even, the customer number field is no longer available at the application data page. I have following recommendations for your consideration:
1. The 'Search by customer number' option should be made available... more »
This could have acceptable fonts, type size, line spacing, margins, page numbering, correct headings and section breaks where required (such as for Claims, Abstract), suitable numbering for lines and paragraphs (if bold para. numbering in .docx will be a new requirement, currently optional per MPEP),... more »
"(Supported OLE Objects include Visio.Drawing.11, Equation.DSMT4, ACD.ChemSketch.20, ChemDraw.Document.6.0, Equation.3)"
The one used with most versions of MS Word is "Equation.3". "Equation.3" had not been maintained for a number of years.... more »
This is Patentcenter trouble ticket CP43 in the... more »