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.
Sends the user an alert when the status of an application changes
The ability for applicants to transmit priority documents through Global Dossier.
Information about the pending status of an application can be viewed through Global Dossier.
The ability to retrieve XML data of patent applications through Global Dossier
Would include changes to applicant name, change of address, etc., that could be initiated by applicant through Global Dossier
I would like to view the total government fees with a breakout per country.
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.
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