Posts Tagged: three track initiative


Track One By the Numbers. What are you Waiting for?

The USPTO has returned to the historical philosophy that patent examiners should work cooperatively with patent applicants to identify allowable subject matter and issue patents on what …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 10

USPTO to Begin Accepting Requests for Prioritized Examination of Patent Applications on May 4, 2011

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced today plans for the agency to begin accepting requests for prioritized examination of patent applications – allowing inventors and …
By U.S.P.T.O.
9 years ago 7

PTO: $4000 for Track One Acceleration + Working Off the Tail

On Friday, February 4, 2011, the USPTO will publish in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking on “Track One” of the program, which will give applicants the …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 40

Godici & Stoll Discuss Benefits & Pitfalls of Three Track

Godici told me that those who are not familiar with Three Track will soon need to familiarize themselves because this is going to happen. "This time next …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 6

Lots of Support at Patent Office Three Track Public Meeting

All in all I would characterize the mood of the PTO officials I spoke with as up-beat and the mood of the stakeholders in attendance was generally …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 26

USPTO to Host Roundtable on Three-Track Patent Proposal

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will be holding a public roundtable discussion on its proposed Enhanced Examination Timing Control Initiative, also known as “Three-Track,” …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 8

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
10 years ago 1