After Final Consideration Pilot 2.0 (AFCP 2.0) Survey Questions for Stakeholders

Below are 11 short questions concerning the AFCP 2.0 pilot program. The AFCP 2.0 pilot was introduced in May 19th, 2013 and has been extended until September 30th, 2014. Your responses will help the AFCP 2.0 team to better refine the pilot and its associated training. Thank you for your time.

Your response to this survey will remain anonymous, and results will be viewed and reported in aggregrate format only. Questions about the survey should be directed to the AFCP 2.0 mailbox (AfterFinalConsiderationPIlotAFCP20@USPTO.GOV).


OMB No: 0690-0030
Expiration Date: 04/30/2014
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1. In general, do applicants benefit from an interview after a final rejection?

2. Approximately how many AFCP 2.0 requests have you submitted?

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