Posts Tagged: pilot program


Tillis and Cotton Urge Hirshfeld to Adopt Pilot Program to Address ‘Inherently Vague and Subjective’ Eligibility Analyses

Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) sent a letter on Monday to the acting Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Drew …
By Logan Murr
9 months ago 19

What Increased Success Rates for Amending Claims During Post-Grant Proceedings Means for Patent Litigation

As reported by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board here and by others, the motion to amend pilot program (see 84 Fed. Reg. 9497), which took effect in March 2019, …
By Tyler Bowen
10 months ago 1

Patent Office announces Post-Prosecution Pilot Program

The Patent Office hopes that by giving the applicant the opportunity to provide an oral presentation to the panel during a conference with the examiners, as well …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 1

USPTO and KIPO Announce Launch of Cooperative Patent Classification System Pilot

The pilot between KIPO and the USPTO marks a major first step towards KIPO classifying its patent collection using the CPC. For the pilot, KIPO will apply …
By U.S.P.T.O.
9 years ago 0

USPTO Modifies After Final Amendment Pilot Program

Last week the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced in the Federal Register that it would modified the After Final Consideration Pilot Program (AFCP) to …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 2

USPTO Extends After Final Pilot; USPTO Adds Advancement of Examination Option to Law School Clinic Program

If you have not tried to use the After Final Pilot you should really give it a try. At our firm we have found examiners quite willing …
By U.S.P.T.O.
9 years ago 0

USPTO Introduces Quick Path IDS Submission Pilot Program

In the QPIDS pilot, IDS submissions will be considered by the examiner before determining whether prosecution should be reopened. Prosecution will only be reopened where the examiner …
By U.S.P.T.O.
10 years ago 4

Peer To Patent Sequel: USPTO To Begin New Pilot Program

The initial Peer To Patent pilot program, which began in 2007, opened the patent examination process to public participation in the belief that such participation would accelerate the …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 18

PTO Seeks to Incentivize Release of Humanitarian Technologies

On Monday, September 22, 2010, the United States Patent and Trademark Office announced via Federal Register Notice that the Office is considering pro-business strategies for incentivizing the development and …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 5