The USPTO Patent Application Initiatives Timeline displays various programs and initiatives that are available to applicants during each phase of the application process. Each program is designed to advance the progress of a patent application and to provide applicant assistance.
Program titles in the Timeline can be selected to access specific details on objectives and participation requirements.
Headings within each column can be selected to access a detailed Matrix which provides a comparison of the programs and initiatives.
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