Category Archives: Series codes

USPTO Series Code 13

The USPTO is now using series code 13 for patent application serial numbers assigned from the end of 2010 forward. The first application in the series, 13/000,001, was published on May 26, 2011 (2011/0121738A1). Series code 12 was in use … Continue reading

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New Series Codes for Utility/Plant and Provisional Applications

According to the USPTO website, there are new series codes for utility/plant and provisional application serial numbers. The new codes are “12” for utility/plant applications and “61” for provisional applications. The first applications of 2008 were 12/5,841 and 61/9,389, so … Continue reading

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