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Questions related to the Patent Application Information Retrieval (PAIR) system at USPTO

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What is the difference between USPTO Private and Public Pairs System?

The USPTO's Patent Application Information Retrieval (PAIR) is provided in two flavors: public vs. private (for 'registered' customers). What is the difference between the two? Do they provide the ...
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Is there a way to get public pair final/non-final rejection documents in textual form?

I'm looking for easiest way to get textual information from public pair documents, examiner rejection documents to be specific. All the patent prosecution documents it seams are in pdf-image format. ...
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Public Pair application STATUS DATE

and thanks for your assistance. Is the STATUS DATE listed for an application on Public Pair the date the STATUS action happened or just the date it was last updated? My confusion lies in an 2007 ...
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Can I link an unregistered eFiling to a new account?

I made an eFiling for a provisional patent application while unregistered. Can I now register myself and link that filing to my USPTO account? I have found that it would be useful to have an account ...
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What is the status of US20120049410?

Has the patent been issued? Has been approved for manufacturing? In reference to the patent: US20120049410
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Does “Reasons for Allowance” in transaction history description of PAIR point to a probable patent grant in the near future?

Following are the recent transaction descriptions of a patent application with US PTO with filing date Dec-27-2013 retrieved using PAIR. 01-02-2016 Document Verification 12-22-2015 **Reasons for ...
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Update in public pair

Can anyone tell me how long it takes the uspto to update public pair? I am trying to determine if a competitor submitted a response to an office action. Pair does not show it to be filed (should have ...
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collection of medical data online

In reference to the patent: US20060184393 Does this patent implies that no one trying to collect medical data online can actually do it? Is not this patent too broad and lacking of a discovery? Can ...
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How to split a file wrapper pdf downloaded from Public PAIR into single PDF files

Public PAIR ( http://portal.uspto.gov/pair/PublicPair ) is a website provided by the USPTO that allows anybody to monitor and inspect the prosecution of US published patent applications. Public PAIR ...
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Where exactly on USPTO site should I look for reexamination process details? [duplicate]

Here's just one example - a question about whether some patent was invalidated during reexamination. This answer says This can be looked up and followed in the USPTO Public PAIR Now I go to http://...
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Is this patent still valid and in force?

http://www.fosspatents.com/2012/12/us-patent-office-declares-steve-jobs.html This news is from 2012/12 and the action was made on 2012/10, but application status is still "grant". Anyone know the ...
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When do file histories for US Patent Applications appear in Public PAIR?

I was under the impression that the FILE HISTORY for a US Patent Applications appears on Public Patent Application Information Retrieval (PAIR) contemporaneously with the publication of the ...