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How to understand options for filing an Extension of Time request for OA response?

The text of 1.136(a) says it covers extensions to reply deadlines - unless: (i) Applicant is notified otherwise in an Office action; (ii) The reply is a reply brief submitted pursuant to § 41.41 of ...
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Is it more difficult and/or costly to reopen an application if abandoned after a 1st OA rejection, or after a final rejection in the 2nd OA?

In either case the application is not really "open" - it is abandoned. To get it revived will take someone asserting that all delay in responding was unintentional. That will not be true in ...
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Use of phrase "teach or disclose" in OA responses

the basic difference between the both lies between content of prior art Eg. you have developed a product consisting of 1. aaa 2. bbb 3. ccc 4. ddd Scenario 1: In the above example the prior art ...
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Reply to US Design Patent Office Action(amend to lines)

A basic requirement of design patent application drawings is that all of the views show the same, consistent, item. If a line is solid in one view it needs to solid in other views of the same thing. ...
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