Posts Tagged: supplemental examination


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

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

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
7 years ago 2

Historic Patent Reform Implemented by USPTO

The most significant reform to the U.S. patent system in more than a century took a major step forward at 12:01 am Sunday, as numerous provisions of …
By U.S.P.T.O.
7 years ago 7

Supplemental Examination at the USPTO

At the conclusion of the supplemental examination if the certificate issued indicates that a substantial new question of patentability is raised an ex parte reexamination will be …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 9

Proposed Rules for Supplemental Examination, Revised Reexamination Fees and Deadline for Satellite Office Comments

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is proposing rules of practice in patent cases to implement the supplemental examination provisions of the America Invents Act. …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 1

House Patent Reform Bill is in Need of Reform, BIO to Oppose

BIO has consistently praised House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) for his introduction of a comprehensive patent reform bill similar to the bill adopted by the …
By Jim Greenwood
9 years ago 4