Today a letter got sent to the Acting Commissioner for Patents, Andrew Faile. It was signed by one hundred six patent practitioners. You can see the letter here. USPS delivered it as you can see here. A courtesy copy of the letter was send by email to Acting Commissioner Faile and to Director Kathi Vidal.
The purpose of the letter is to help Acting Commissioner Faile appreciate the two major failures in the USPTO’s Federal Register notice dated April 28, 2022 entitled Filing Patent Applications in DOCX Format (87 FR 25226).