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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 is Patentcenter trouble ticket CP43 in the... more »
37 CFR § 1.4(d)(2)(i) says exactly what a virgule signature (the USPTO calls it an "S-signature") is supposed to look like. The Rule says that what the signer must type between the two virgules (the two "slashes") is at least one letter... more »
The Patentcenter developers have said from the beginning that one design requirement for Patentcenter is to replicate each feature of EFS-Web (and each feature... more »
The Patentcenter developers have said from the beginning that one design requirement for Patentcenter is to replicate each... more »
Because the problem is intermittent, one assumes that this is not merely some coding... more »
PAIR has two modes — "Public PAIR" and "Private PAIR". EFS-Web has two modes as well, a signed-in mode and a not-signed-in mode. So it is more or less to be expected that the USPTO developers of Patentcenter set it up so that there is a signed-in... more »
It would be a great feature to add to have additional buttons that would allow the user to select checkboxes for all documents except NPL, or perhaps all documents except NPL, search listings, and other generally non-interesting documents.... more »
This week I have started getting a virus detection error that states "A virus system detection failed" and am unable to upload any documents.
This seems relatively easy to fix. I believe PAIR's version... more »