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How to file After Final response and what can be included in it

After reading the comment of George White I found that the AFTER FINAL CONSIDERATION PILOT PROGRAM 2.0 gives the applicant additional flexibility beyond the limitations stated in the CFR 1.116(b) and ...
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Decision on final office action amendment in regards to potential infringements

Under patent infringement doctrine, there can be infringement under doctrine of equivalents or under means plus function language. The latter is invoked when the claim includes functional language. ...
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How to file After Final response and what can be included in it

"suggests how to amend claims for allowance" If examiner suggested any specific amendment(s) to your claim(s) to put your claims in condition of allowance and has asked you to send response to final ...
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What is time to give reply to advisory action if it is received after 3 months of Final Office Action mailing date

As indicated in the Advisory Action, the date for reply will be the date of the Advisory Action as it is later than the 3 month date set forth in the final Office Action. As you will respond to the ...
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Final rejection using same references after an unarticulated non-final

I don't have a definitive answer to this, as I've never had occasion to argue it. I hope someone else comes along with a better answer, because it is an interesting point. The MPEP does provides some ...
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