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Certification And Petition To Make Special Under Glossary Pilot Program {PTO-SB-436}

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Doc Code: PET.GLOSSARY Document Description: Petition for Glossary Pilot PTO/SB/436 (05-14) CERTIFICATION AND PETITION TO MAKE SPECIAL UNDER THE GLOSSARY PILOT PROGRAM Attorney Docket Number: First Named Inventor: Title: APPLICANT HEREBY CERTIFIES THE FOLLOWING AND PETITIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOSSARY PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE ABOVE-IDENTIFIED APPLICATION. 1. 2. Application Number (if known): Filing date: This certification and petition is being electronically filed with the non-provisional application using the USPTO electronic filing system (EFS-Web). The application is an original non-provisional utility application filed under 35 U.S.C. 111(a) within the duration of the pilot program. The following are excluded from the program: design applications, national stage applications, plant applications, PCT international applications, provisional applications, reissue applications, and reexamination proceedings. The application cannot claim the benefit of a prior U.S. application except a provisional application, unless the application is a continuation-in-part application. All benefit claims are included in an application data sheet (see 37 CFR 1.76 and 1.78), and the applicable box is checked below: a. This application does not directly claim the benefit of any prior U.S. application. --- OR -- b. This application directly claims the benefit of a provisional application filed within the previous 12 months. --- OR -- c. This application is a continuation-in-part application claiming the benefit of one or more prior U.S. or PCT international applications. The application can claim priority to a foreign application, and all priority claims are included in an application data sheet (see 37 CFR 1.76 and 1.78). The applicable box is checked below: a. This application does not claim priority to a foreign application. --- OR -- b. This application claims priority to one or more foreign applications. Copies of the foreign applications are being submitted herewith. If any of the foreign applications is not in the English language, an English-language translation of such foreign application is submitted herewith. The application contains, or is amended to contain, at least one claim but no more than four (4) independent claims and thirty (30) total claims. The application does not contain any multiple dependent claims. By filing this certification and petition, applicant certifies that the application contains a glossary section in the Detailed Description, and that the glossary section meets all of the eligibility requirements for expedited examination until the first Office action under the Glossary Pilot Program. See Instruction Sheet. Date Registration Number 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Signature Name (Print/Typed) Note: This form must be signed in accordance with 37 CFR 1.33. Please see 37 CFR 1.4(d) for signature requirements and certifications. Submit multiple forms if more than one signature is required - see below*. *Total of ___ forms are submitted. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com PTO/SB/436 (05-14) Instruction Sheet for Certification And Petition to Make Special Under the Glossary Pilot Program (Not to be Submitted to the USPTO) The following is a summary of the requirements (for more information see the notice "Glossary Pilot Program", available on the USPTO web site at http://www.uspto.gov/patents/init_events/glossary_initiative.jsp): (1) The application must be: (a) an original, non-reissue, non-provisional utility application filed under 35 U.S.C. 111(a) that does not claim the benefit of a prior filed U.S. application (i.e., cannot be a continuation or divisional application), except the application can claim benefit of a provisional application; or (b) a continuation-in-part application claiming the benefit of a prior non-provisional utility application under 35 U.S.C. 120 or 365(c) filed for the purposes of providing a glossary in accordance with this program. The application cannot be an international application, national stage application filed under 35 U.S.C. 371, design application, or plant application. (2) Upon filing, the application must contain a specification in the English language including a glossary section that meets the eligibility requirements for the Glossary Pilot Program (see the eligibility requirements of section III of the notice cited above). (3) The application must contain at least one claim, four or fewer independent claims and thirty or fewer total claims. The application must not contain any multiple dependent claims. For an application that contains more than four independent claims or thirty total claims, or multiple dependent claims, applicant must file a preliminary amendment in compliance with 37 CFR 1.121 to cancel the excess claims and/or the multiple dependent claims at the time the application is filed. (4) The claims must be directed to an invention that is classified in one of the U.S. patent classifications examined by USPTO Technology Centers 2100, 2400, or 2600, or the Business Methods Group of Technology Center 3600 at the time of examination (see the eligibility requirements of section III of the notice cited above). (5) The application and all follow-on papers must be timely filed electronically using the USPTO electronic filing system, EFS-Web. (6) The certification and petition to make special must be timely filed electronically using the USPTO electronic filing system, EFS-Web, and selecting the document description of "Petition for Glossary Pilot" on the EFS-Web screen. Applicant should use form PTO/SB/436, which is available as a Portable Document Format (PDF) fillable form in EFS-Web and on the USPTO Web site. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Privacy Act Statement The Privacy Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-579) requires that you be given certain information in connection with your submission of the attached form related to a patent application or patent. Accordingly, pursuant to the requirements of the Act, please be advised that: (1) the general authority for the collection of this information is 35 U.S.C. 2(b)(2); (2) furnishing of the information solicited is voluntary; and (3) the principal purpose for which the information is used by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is to process and/or examine your submission related to a patent application or patent. If you do not furnish the requested information, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office may not be able to process and/or examine your submission, which

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