INSTRUCTIONS: APPLICATION DATA SHEET SB0014
USPTO provides an instructional guide for this form at the following link: https://www.uspto.gov/ebc/portal/efs/ads_form_inst.doc
“Application Data Sheet SB0014 Step 1”
Fill out the application information completely. For the first field, use the information for the first inventor. If there are more inventors, click the “Add” button at the bottom of the box.
“Application Data Sheet SB0014 Step 2”
Select the checkbox in the correspondence information to send correspondence to an address that is no associated with the specific customer number. If there is correspondence, fill in the rest of the section.
“Application Data Sheet SB0014 Step 3”
In the application information, the title of the invention may be up to 500 characters long. Application types include provisional, non-provisional, or a reissue. The EFS-Web does not accept reissue applications. The EFS-Web does not accept plant applications at this time either. Refer to page 5 of the guide in the link above for more information.
“Application Data Sheet SB0014 Step 4”
Check the “Customer” selection in the representative information if you want to assign a customer number for patent practitioners associated with the application. Enter the customer number if it applies. Check the “Patent Practitioner” option if you want to input practitioner name. Regard pages 5 and 6 of the guide for more information.
“Application Data Sheet SB0014 Step 5”
If the application number is left blank in the “Domestic Benefit” section, the number will refer to the application being submitted. For the filing date, select the date of the prior related application. You can add or delete domestic priority data. For more information, regard page 6 of the guide.
“Application Data Sheet SB0014 Step 6”
For the application number in the “Foreign Priority Information,” enter the foreign document number of an associated foreign-filed application in the field. For more information on this section, refer to pages 6 and 7 of the guide.
“Application Data Sheet SB0014 Step 7”
In the “Assignee” information, provide the first or given name of the assignee if the application is assigned to a group. If the assignee only has one name, enter a period into one of the name fields. Refer to page 7 of the guide for more information.
“Application Data Sheet SB0014 Step 8”
In the “Signature” Section, provide an electronic signature, the date the signature was provided, a printed name, and a registration number.