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Carrie Hafeman

holds multiple patents in computer security, advertising, and communication, including FindmyPhone patents in the U.S. and Europe. She has a long history of working in the computer security and software industry and is skilled in Startups, Business Planning, Enterprise Software, Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Software Licensing, Patent Litigation and Marketing.

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Recent Articles by Carrie Hafeman

How the Owner of ‘Findmyphone’ Patents Overcame a 101 Objection Under the New USPTO Guidance

I hold nine U.S. computer security device recovery and communication patents relating to Findmyphone technology, which helps owners display return or recovery information before or with the lock screen to help get their smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop back. In February, I was notified that my latest U.S. application overcame a 35 USC 101 objection following an amendment that explicitly referenced Director Andrei Iancu’s Section 101 Guidance. My story should provide some hope that the guidance can provide a clearer path for inventors on how to adjust their claims to meet the USPTO’s new high standards to achieve success and satisfy the requirements that Iancu is looking for to ensure stronger U.S. software patents.