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For an appeal to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), what is the precise meaning of "twice rejected"?

It appears that I will have to appeal the decision of an examiner, and if I could do so without waiting for a final rejection, I might be able to catch the tail end of the Fast-Track Appeals Program, ...
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Is it necessary to define the expected usage scenario for a patent?

Let's say PERSON A has a patent idea for a new type of golf club... and in their patent application, they say the reason for the invention is that golfers need a better tool to do x,y, and z to help ...
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filling US application to PCT

I have filed provisional application in USPTO about a year ago and now have prepared non-provisional application to file in US. May I file the same application (draft) into PCT or PCT has different ...