Brief Notes

Examiner Interview Tips


This brief note is not legal advice and is for educational purposes only.

Examiner Interviews

So, you’ve decided to have an examiner interview rather than just responding on the written record. Here are some tips.

ALWAYS follow up the interview with a written submitted on the record Interview Summary that lists these items:

Be aware the examiner will also likely file an interview summary – so get yours in first as they may refer to it when they write theirs. Your interview summary can be submitted either before or with the office action response. Before is recommended.

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