Automatically supply examiners with all are in foreign cases and eliminate requirement for applicants to provide. This will get the art to the examiners more quickly and avoid excess filings and RCEs.
The ability to retrieve XML data of patent applications through Global Dossier
Sends the user an alert when the status of an application changes
Would include changes to applicant name, change of address, etc., that could be initiated by applicant through Global Dossier
Information about the pending status of an application can be viewed through Global Dossier.
The ability for applicants to transmit priority documents through Global Dossier.
User Community - How important is name standardization to you? Do you have any preferences or suggestions on how you would like to see this implemented?
We would like to gather some feedback on what would encourage applicants to submit their application in XML compatible format, e.g. .docx
The USPTO is evaluating transmitting documents between offices using Global Dossier.
We would like feedback and input on what types of users would use Global Dossier to transmit documents among offices. We would also like feedback and input on the types of documents that users would like to transmit among offices.
In this electronic era that we are now operating in, is the task force investigating the ability for applicants to import office actions and similar documents directly into in-house docketing systems?
Would be nice to see if / when renewals are due and when the last ones were paid
USPTO is exploring providing alerting functionality via Global Dossier. This alert would inform users when changes occurred within the patent family that the user was watching.
Two options we are potentially considering are providing alerts via email or providing alerts via RSS feed. We would love to hear from you regarding which option you would prefer.