Posts Tagged: esd

USPTO considering an end to accelerated examination

The Patent Office recently announced changes to the accelerated examination program, and hinted that they would soon publish another notice soliciting public comments with respect to whether …
By Gene Quinn & Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 6

Patent Wishes for 2010

It is that time of the year when everyone has made or is making resolutions for the new year, most of which will undoubtedly be broken within …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 10

Accelerated Exam in Inequitable Conduct Friendly Era

The United States Patent Office announced on March 13, 2007 that it had just issued the first patent granted under the then newly minted accelerated examination program, which was …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 11

US Patent Office Speedy in Some Cases

I am writing to you live from Houston, Texas, where our summer long journey across America teaching the PLI Patent Bar Review Course finds us presently.  For …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 13