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e-Office Actions

e-Office Action Overview

AppColl can receive e-Office Action emails from the USPTO and then automatically create prosecution history items and docketing tasks for U.S. and PCT patent matters. You may use this to supplement the process ...

Enabling e-Office Action Processing

To utilize e-Office Actions within AppColl, there are three pieces to be set up. PLEASE NOTE: e-Office Action processing will not work until you complete the first section. Enabling e-Office Actions with Ap...

e-Office Action Processing does not Replace XML Imports

AppColl's processing of e-Office Actions does not replace the need for XML imports. E-Office Actions can only add new tasks to a matter; they will not add historical information, such as older tasks and prosecu...

e-Office Action Task Creation

Whenever AppColl receives an e-Office Action email from the USPTO, it creates an event-type task for the matter with a name starting with 'USPTO e-Office Action:'. This indicates that AppColl received an e-Offi...

"Review USPTO e-Office Action" Tasks

AppColl will generate a "Review e-Office Action" task for certain actions when it receives an e-Office Action for a matter. If you wish to disable these, follow the below steps: Go to the Tasks module. Cli...

What happens if AppColl receives an e-Office Action for a matter that's not in my account?

If AppColl processes an e-Office Action email from the US PTO for a matter that cannot be found in your account, AppColl will send an email to your Account Administrator with a copy of the e-Office Action.

Determining Which e-Office Actions Have Recently Been Processed by AppColl

When e-Office Action processing is enabled in your account, AppColl creates a new Tasks module report called 'USPTO e-Office Actions in Last 7 Days'. You can run this report from the Tasks module or the Reports...

e-Office Action Document Download and Automatic Pair Update (AppColl PM Plus)

Please note: this feature is only available in AppColl PM Plus. Click here for pricing and details on the plus features. AppColl can automatically retrieve Pair documents associated with e-Office Action emails...