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Attorneys and legal staff can easily generate integrated docket reports that include actions due from all modules. The system generates automated email reminders with new actions and sends them to responsible attorneys and support staff. Furthermore, the system can also generate and send emails to inventors, supervisors and other designated personnel. Admin settings allow users to designate custom read-only user types that will not be able to view pending office actions.
Wellspring's automated docketing system is based on country laws and provides real-time updates of these laws including USPTO rules, Madrid Protocol, and other international laws. New distinct numbers are generated sequentially for the uptake of invention disclosures. The patent and trademark records correspond with the number assigned. The Wellspring system provides an automated calculation of office action deadlines and extensions.
Each user can view the status of their invention disclosures. Designated supervisory personnel also can view the status of all the inventors in their department. The attorneys and legal support staff can to view the status of any invention disclosure. Invention disclosures are searchable by a variety of parameters to include the docket number, application number(s), publication number(s), titles, keywords, inventors, etc. Furthermore, the search function can read PDF documents stored within invention disclosure system and return these documents as a search result.