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Request For Access To An Abandoned Application Under 37 CFR 1.14 {PTO-SB-68}

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PTO/SB/68 (10-14) Approved for use through 07/31/2016. OMB 0651-0031 U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. REQUEST FOR ACCESS TO AN ABANDONED APPLICATION UNDER 37 CFR 1.14 Bring completed form to: In re Application of Application Number Filed File Information Unit, Suite 3A20 2800 South Randolph Street Arlington, VA 22206 Telephone: (703) 756-1800 Paper No.___________ I hereby request access under 37 CFR 1.14(a)(1)(iv) to the application file record of the above-identified ABANDONED application, which is not within the file jacket of a pending Continued Prosecution Application (CPA) (37 CFR 1.53(d)) and which is identified in, or to which a benefit is claimed, in the following document (as shown in the attachment): United States Patent Application Publication No. ______________, page, _________ line ________, United States Patent Number ________________, column _________, line, ___________, WIPO Pub. No._________________, page _________, line ________ or Published International Design Registration No. DM/__________________, page____________, line________ A member of the public, acting without a power to inspect, cannot order applications maintained in the IFW system through the FIU. If the member of the public is entitled to a copy of the application file, then the file is made available through the Public Patent Application Information Retrieval system (Public PAIR) on the USPTO internet web site (www.uspto.gov). Terminals that allow access to Public PAIR are available in the Public Search Room. The member of the public may also be entitled to obtain a copy of all or part of the application file upon payment of the appropriate fee. Such copies must be purchased through the Office of Public Records upon payment of the appropriate fee (37 CFR 1.19(b)). For published applications that are still pending, a member of the public may obtain a copy of: the file contents; the pending application as originally filed; or any document in the file of the pending application. For unpublished applications that are still pending: (1) If the benefit of the pending application is claimed under 35 U.S.C. 119(e), 120, 121, 365, or 386 in another application that has: (a) issued as a U.S. patent, or (b) published as a statutory invention registration, a U.S. patent application publication, an international patent application publication in accordance with PCT Article 21(2), or a publication of an international registration under Hague Agreement Article 10(3), a member of the public may obtain a copy of: the file contents; the pending application as originally filed; or any document in the file of the pending application. (2) If the application is incorporated by reference or otherwise identified in a U.S. patent, a statutory invention registration, a U.S. patent application publication, an international patent application publication in accordance with PCT Article 21(2), or a publication of an international registration under Hague Agreement Article 10(3), a member of the public may obtain a copy of the pending application as originally filed. Related Information About Access to Applications Maintained in the Image File Wrapper System (IFW) and Access to Pending Applications in General Signature Typed or printed name Registration Number, if applicable Date FOR PTO USE ONLY Approved by: __________________ (initials) Unit: __________________________ Telephone Number This collection of information is required by 37 CFR 1.11 and 1.14. The information is required to obtain or retain a benefitby the public which is to file (and by the USPTO to process) an application. Confidentiality is governed by 35 U.S.C. 122 and 37 CFR 1.11 and 1.14. This collection is estimated to take 12 minutes to complete, including gathering, preparing, and submitting the completed application form to the USPTO. Timewill vary depending upon the individual case. Any comments on the amount of time you require to complete this form and/or suggestions for reducing this burden, should be sent to the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450. DO NOT SEND FEES OR COMPLETED FORMS TO THIS ADDRESS. BRING TO: File Information Unit, Suite 3A20, 2800 South Randolph Street, Arlington, Virginia. If you need assistance in completing the form, call 1-800-PTO-9199 and select option 2 . 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 may result in termination of proceedings or abandonment of the application or expiration of the patent. The information provided by you in this form will be subject to the following routine uses: 1. The information on this form will be treated confidentially to the extent allowed under the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552) and the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C 552a). Records from this system of records may be disclosed to the Department of Justice to determine whether disclosure of these records is required by the Freedom of Information Act. A record from this system of records may be disclosed, as a routine use, in the course of presenting evidence to a court, magistrate, or administrative tribunal, including disclosures to opposing counsel in the course of settlement negotiations. A record in this system of records may be disclosed, as a routine use, to a Member of Congress submitting a request involving an individual, to whom the record pertains, when the individual has requested assistance from the Member with respect to the subject matter of the record. A record in this system of records may b

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