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If an applicant chooses to file an appeal, the appeal brief should clearly address the appellant’s issues with the examiner’s rejection. The reply brief should focus on the examiner’s positions in the answer, in order to define the dispositive issues that the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), soon to be known as the Patent Trials and Appeals Board, needs to resolve.

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