Form PTO/SB/20TW "Request for Participation in the Patent Prosecution Highway (Pph) Pilot Program Between the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (Tipo) and the Uspto"

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Doc Code: PPH.PET.652
PTO/SB/20TW (06-18)
Approved for use through 06/30/2021. OMB 0651-0058
Document Description: Petition to make special under Patent Prosecution Hwy
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.
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Application No.:
First Named Inventor:
Filing Date:
Attorney Docket No.:
Title of the
Invention:
THIS REQUEST FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE PPH PILOT PROGRAM ALONG WITH THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE
SUBMITTED VIA EFS-WEB. INFORMATION REGARDING EFS-WEB IS AVAILABLE AT
https://www.uspto.gov/patents-application-process/applying-online/about-efs-web
APPLICANT HEREBY REQUESTS PARTICIPATION IN THE PATENT PROSECUTION HIGHWAY (PPH) PILOT PROGRAM AND
PETITIONS TO MAKE THE ABOVE-IDENTIFIED APPLICATION SPECIAL UNDER THE PPH PILOT PROGRAM.
The above-identified application (1) validly claims priority under 35 U.S.C. 119(a) and 37 CFR 1.55 to one or more
corresponding TW application(s) or to a PCT application that does not contain any priority claim, or (2) is a national stage entry
of a PCT application that does not contain any priority claim.
The TW/PCT application number(s) is/are: ____________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________________
The filing date of the TW/PCT application(s) is/are: _____________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________________
I. List of Required Documents:
A copy of all TW office actions which are relevant to patentability in the above-identified TW
a.
application(s)
is attached.
b.
A copy of all claims which were determined to be patentable by the TIPO in the above-identified TW
application(s)
is attached.
c.
English translations of the documents in a. and b. above, along with a statement that the English
translations are accurate, are attached (if the documents are not in the English language).
(1) An information disclosure statement listing the documents cited in the TW office actions
d.
is attached.
has already been filed in the above-identified U.S. application on ___________________________
(2) Copies of all documents (except for U.S. patents or U.S. patent application publications)
are attached.
have already been filed in the above-identified U.S. application on __________________________
[Page 1 of 2]
This collection of information is required by 35 U.S.C. 119, 37 CFR 1.55, and 37 CFR 1.102(d). 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 2 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
Doc Code: PPH.PET.652
PTO/SB/20TW (06-18)
Approved for use through 06/30/2021. OMB 0651-0058
Document Description: Petition to make special under Patent Prosecution Hwy
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.
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Application No.:
First Named Inventor:
Filing Date:
Attorney Docket No.:
Title of the
Invention:
THIS REQUEST FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE PPH PILOT PROGRAM ALONG WITH THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE
SUBMITTED VIA EFS-WEB. INFORMATION REGARDING EFS-WEB IS AVAILABLE AT
https://www.uspto.gov/patents-application-process/applying-online/about-efs-web
APPLICANT HEREBY REQUESTS PARTICIPATION IN THE PATENT PROSECUTION HIGHWAY (PPH) PILOT PROGRAM AND
PETITIONS TO MAKE THE ABOVE-IDENTIFIED APPLICATION SPECIAL UNDER THE PPH PILOT PROGRAM.
The above-identified application (1) validly claims priority under 35 U.S.C. 119(a) and 37 CFR 1.55 to one or more
corresponding TW application(s) or to a PCT application that does not contain any priority claim, or (2) is a national stage entry
of a PCT application that does not contain any priority claim.
The TW/PCT application number(s) is/are: ____________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________________
The filing date of the TW/PCT application(s) is/are: _____________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________________
I. List of Required Documents:
A copy of all TW office actions which are relevant to patentability in the above-identified TW
a.
application(s)
is attached.
b.
A copy of all claims which were determined to be patentable by the TIPO in the above-identified TW
application(s)
is attached.
c.
English translations of the documents in a. and b. above, along with a statement that the English
translations are accurate, are attached (if the documents are not in the English language).
(1) An information disclosure statement listing the documents cited in the TW office actions
d.
is attached.
has already been filed in the above-identified U.S. application on ___________________________
(2) Copies of all documents (except for U.S. patents or U.S. patent application publications)
are attached.
have already been filed in the above-identified U.S. application on __________________________
[Page 1 of 2]
This collection of information is required by 35 U.S.C. 119, 37 CFR 1.55, and 37 CFR 1.102(d). 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 2 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
PTO/SB/20TW (06-18)
Approved for use through 06/30/2021. OMB 0651-0058
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.
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Application No.:
First Named Inventor:
II. Claims Correspondence Table:
Patentable Claims
Claims in US Application
Explanation regarding the correspondence
in TW Application
III. All the claims in the US application sufficiently correspond to the patentable/allowable claims in the
TW application.
Signature
Date
Name
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Registration Number
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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.
2.
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.
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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.
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A record in this system of records may be disclosed, as a routine use, to a contractor of the Agency having
need for the information in order to perform a contract. Recipients of information shall be required to comply
with the requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(m).
5.
A record related to an International Application filed under the Patent Cooperation Treaty in this system of
records may be disclosed, as a routine use, to the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property
Organization, pursuant to the Patent Cooperation Treaty.
6.
A record in this system of records may be disclosed, as a routine use, to another federal agency for purposes
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inspection of records for this purpose, and any other relevant (i.e., GSA or Commerce) directive. Such
disclosure shall not be used to make determinations about individuals.
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the application pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 122(b) or issuance of a patent pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 151. Further, a
record may be disclosed, subject to the limitations of 37 CFR 1.14, as a routine use, to the public if the record
was filed in an application which became abandoned or in which the proceedings were terminated and which
application is referenced by either a published application, an application open to public inspection or an issued
patent.
9.
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enforcement agency, if the USPTO becomes aware of a violation or potential violation of law or regulation.
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