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Q: Can I file an RCE by a 3-month official due date after an AFCP2.0 is filed but before an AFCP2.0 decision is made?

1 Lawyer Answer
Stephen E. Zweig
Stephen E. Zweig
  • Patents Lawyer
  • Los Gatos, CA

A: Probably yes, but the USPTO will likely then consider your AFCP 2.0 request to be withdrawn and will instead most likely go with the RCE.

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