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Aubrey Mann

is an attorney at Juristat, a legal tech company that develops predictive models on the behavior of judges, patent examiners, attorneys, and other entities. Juristat is used by Fortune 500 companies, NLJ 250 law firms, and boutique firms around the country. Aubrey is a Missouri licensed attorney and a 2014 graduate of Saint Louis University School of Law. While in law school Aubrey earned a concentration in International and Comparative Law and developed an interest in U.S. and international patent procedures.

Recent Articles by Aubrey Mann

Time to Disposition: Some Art Units Really Are Slower

“Time is money” rings especially true for those pursuing patents at the USPTO. Anyone who has previously dealt with this organization can attest to the fact that it is slow moving and extremely costly. Being that this single government entity is charged with processing upwards of 600,000 patent applications per year, the speed at which it operates is unsurprising. However, what is surprising is the substantial variance in speed at which each technology center and individual art unit operates. For example, technology center 2900 has the quickest average time to disposition while technology center 2400 has the slowest.