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November 18, 2008


Before they raise fees, let them provide a PCT search report on an application I filed over THREE years ago

anonymousAgent - Your comment made me laugh, because its true. From the "glass is half full" perspective, once you receive your Search Report at least you'll have a couple months to file some comments/amendments in your (now expired) PCT to any IPRP/Written Opinion that accompanies your Search Report !!

I remember hearing/reading that the PTO had been outsourcing PCT searches, which would mean there shouldn't be any reason for these types of delay. But, we do only what we can, I guess.

Thanks for reading

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