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Posts Tagged: patent backlog


EDITORIAL NOTE What follows was submitted by Ron Katznelson as a comment to Why a Global Patent System is a Bad Idea which took issue with the articulate position of Microsoft s Deputy General Counsel Horacio Gutierrez that a…

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Something came up in the comments to a post earlier today and I want to address it and definitively debunk the rewriting of history that seems to already be started with respect to who is to blame for the…

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It is no longer news that the United States Patent Office is hopelessly behind and many inventors and the companies they work for are waiting extraordinary periods of time to even get a patent examiner to pick up their…

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To start the confirmation proceedings in the Senate Judiciary Committee Senator Patrick Leahy D-VT introduced David Kappos this morning with a lengthy and impressive recitation of Kappos credentials and experience He started out with IBM as an engineer after…

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Today I am in San Diego California at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Patent Practitioners I will be speaking later this afternoon regarding the status of Patent Office rulemaking and providing an update of Patent Rules…

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Yesterday I wrote about how the growing backlog of applications at the United States Patent and Trademark Office has caused the average time a patent application remains pending to rise to ridiculous levels Some have contacted me to suggest…

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