This is a legal form that was released by the U.S. Department of Commerce - Patent and Trademark Office on June 1, 2017 and used country-wide. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.
Q: What is Form PTO/SB/33?
A: Form PTO/SB/33 is a document used to request a review of a pre-appeal brief in a patent application.
Q: When should I use Form PTO/SB/33?
A: You should use Form PTO/SB/33 when you want to request a review of a pre-appeal brief.
Q: What is a pre-appeal brief?
A: A pre-appeal brief is a document filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) before filing a formal appeal in a patent application. It allows the applicant to present arguments and seek review of potential rejection.
Q: How can I file Form PTO/SB/33?
A: You can file Form PTO/SB/33 electronically using the USPTO's Electronic Filing System (EFS-Web) or by mail.
Q: Are there any specific requirements for filing Form PTO/SB/33?
A: Yes, there are specific requirements for filing Form PTO/SB/33, including the need to include a copy of the pre-appeal brief and a fee payment.
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