Posts Tagged: deferred examination


USPTO Announces New Examination Rules, Seeks Comment on 33 Questions

With respect to Track I, of particular note is the fact that the Patent Office is considering limiting the number of claims in a prioritized application to …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 1

PTO Proposes Major New Patent Application Processing Rules

The United States Patent and Trademark Office is seeking public comment on a major new patent examination initiative that would provide applicants greater control over the speed …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 11

Chasing Unicorns: Ramblings on Deferred Examination

I am writing this article from 32,000 feet as I fly across country to teach the PLI Patent Bar Review Course in Costa Mesa, California, which is just …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 0

Second Pair of Eyes Fails Innovation in the US

Monday I wrote about how the United States Patent Office is holding innovation hostage, and is treating applicants unfairly, at least insofar as some applicants seem to …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 13

Doll Wastes No Time, USPTO Considers Deferred Examination

John Doll has wasted no time moving forward to try and put his stamp on the United States Patent Office.  One week ago today Doll, who became …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 9