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SB-16 Upload Problem

SB-16 Upload Problem
« on: June 14, 2014, 09:35:35 AM »
Hello,
When I upload Provisional Cover Sheet (sb-16) approved for use through 05/31/2015, I get a "Warning" "This is not a USPTO supplied cover sheet sb-16 form"
Should I use the older form 1/31/2014
Any help appreciate, gee I hate to start over.

and thanks Brad, I am using your free template

Randy

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Re: SB-16 Upload Problem
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2014, 11:20:35 AM »
Hi Randy,

If its just a yellow triangle (warning) than that should be fine.  If it was a red (error) than I would suggest you try a different PDF converter.

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Re: SB-16 Upload Problem
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2019, 11:52:35 AM »
Thank you for the advice.

today is December 27, 2019 and I encountered the same problem.

After more than 30 agonizing minutes of trying to remedy this, I was lucky to find your response and continue with my application to the end.

Five years with the same glitch not fixed is too much

Thank you

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Re: SB-16 Upload Problem
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2019, 04:25:42 PM »
Good to hear.   

If anyone runs into issues you can always call the USPTO.  They have a free help desk for issues like this.

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