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Request For First-Action Interview (Pilot Program) {PTO-SB-413C}

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Doc Code: FAI.REQ Document Description: Request First Action Interview PTO/SB/413C () Approved for use through 0/31/201. 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 FIRST ACTION INTERVIEW (FULL PILOT PROGRAM) Attorney Docket Number: First Named Inventor: Application Number (if known): Filing date: Title: APPLICANT HEREBY REQUESTS A FIRST ACTION INTERVIEW IN THE ABOVE-IDENTIFIED APPLICATION. See Instruction Sheet on page 2. 1. The application must contain three (3) or fewer independent claims and twenty (20) or fewer total claims. 2. 3. The application must not contain any multiple dependent claims. By filing this request: Applicant is agreeing to make an election without traverse if the Office determines that the claims are not obviously directed to a single invention; and Applicant is agreeing not to request for a refund of the search fee and any excess claims fee paid in the application after the mailing or notification of the pre-interview communication prepared by the examiner. 4. Other attachments: ________________________________________________________ Signature Name (Print/Typed) Date Registration Number Note: 7KLV IRUP PXVW EH VLJQHG LQ DFFRUGDQFH ZLWK &)5 6HH &)5 G IRU VLJQDWXUH UHTXLUHPHQWV DQG FHUWLILFDWLRQV 6ubmit multiple forms Lf more than one signature LV UHTXLUHG, see below*. *Total of forms are submitted. The information is required to obtain or retain a benefit by 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 hours to complete, including gathering, preparing, and submitting the completed application form to the USPTO. Time will 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. SEND TO: Commissioner for Patents, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450. If you need assistance in completing the form, call 1-800-PTO-9199 and select option 2. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com PTO/SB/413C () Approved for use through 07/31/2012. 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. Instruction Sheet for Request for First Action Interview (Full Pilot Program) (Not to be Submitted to the USPTO) A grantable request must meet the following conditions: 1. The application must be a new non-reissue utility application filed under 35 U.S.C. 111(a) or an international application that has entered the national stage in compliance with 35 U.S.C. 371(c). 2. The application must contain three (3) or fewer independent claims and twenty (20) or fewer total claims. The application may not contain any multiple dependent claims. 3. The request must be filed electronically using the Office's electronic filing system, EFS-Web. 4. The claims must be directed to a single invention. If the Office determines that the claims are directed to multiple inventions (e.g., in a restriction requirement), the applicant must make an election without traverse. 5. The request must be filed at least one day before a first Office action on the merits of the application appears in the Patent Application Information Retrieval (PAIR) system (i.e., at least one day prior to the date when a first Office action on the merits, notice of allowability or allowance, or action under Ex parte Quayle, 1935 Dec. Comm'r Pat. 11 (1935) appears in the PAIR system). Applicant may check the status of the application using the PAIR system. 6. The request for a first action interview must include a statement that applicant agrees not to file a request for a refund of the search fee and any excess claims fees paid in the application after the mailing or notification of the Pre-Interview Communication. Any petition for express abandonment under 37 CFR 1.138(d), and request for a refund of the search fee and any excess claims fees, filed after the mailing or notification of the Pre-Interview Communication will not be granted. For more information, see notice "Full First Action Interview Pilot Program" available on the USPTO web site at http://www.uspto.gov/patents/init_events/faipp_full.jsp Page 2 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com

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