Posts Tagged: preissuance submission


Using Anonymous Third-Party Submissions to Advance Your Business Goals

A decent patent strategy starts with protecting your current commercial product.  A better patent strategy builds on this by not only considering what is, but what could …
By Peter Sleman
11 months ago 6

The America Invents Act on Its Fifth Anniversary: A Promise Thus Far Only Partially Fulfilled

Unfortunately, Mr. President, after five years I cannot report back that the AIA has yet ”improve[d] patent quality and help[ed] give entrepreneurs the protection and …
By Phil Johnson
3 years ago 3

USPTO Hopes for More Submissions of Prior Art with New Patent Application Alert Service

The Patent Application Alert Service (PAAS), born of a partnership between the USPTO and Reed Tech, a LexisNexis company, is a system that provides customized email alerts …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 4

USPTO Offers New Tool to Receive Email Alerts when Patent Applications Publish

Through a partnership with Reed Technology and Information Services, the USPTO announces the release of the Patent Application Alert Service. This system provides customized, email alerts to …
By U.S.P.T.O.
4 years ago 3

Strategic Considerations Before Filing and During Early Stages of Patent Prosecution

Under the AIA and through its own initiatives, the USPTO has developed many programs that facilitate the prosecution of applications through the Office. Applicants should consider the …
By Carey Jordan
5 years ago 0

PTO Seeks Comments on Crowdsourcing Prior Art

Last week the United States Patent and Trademark Office announced that they will be holding a roundtable event on April 10, 2014, to discuss President Obama's desire to find …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 7

Proactively Defending Against Patent Lawsuits

By keeping an eye on stealth and dangerous patents managing the future risk presented is much easier. By proactively monitoring the landscape of published applications and granted …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 2

AIA Oddities: Third Party Submissions of Prior Art

A preissuance submission may be made in any non-provisional utility, design, and plant application, as well as in any continuing application. It is worth specifically noting that …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 0

USPTO Update: Track One Has 50% Allowance Rate

Hanlon started with statistics relating to the variety of new procedures that were ushered in as part of either phase one or phase two implementation of the …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 2

USPTO Publishes Final Rules on Preissuance Submissions

This new final rule eliminates 37 CFR 1.99, which provided for third-party submissions of patents, published patent applications, or printed publications in published patent applications, but did not permit …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 40

America Invents: A Simple Guide to Patent Reform, Part 2

I have done quite a bit of writing about the America Invents Act, but I have been a bit derelict in providing the sequel to America Invents: …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 5