Posts Tagged: work sharing


USPTO Advisory on US Application as Priority for EPO Filing

Because 35 U.S.C. 122 prohibits the USPTO from providing information about an as-yet unpublished application to a third party without the applicant’s consent, timely delivery of …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 9

USPTO and UKIPO Progress Report on Worksharing Initiative

The thing that struck me most from these survey results was the superiority of USPTO searches. I'm sure you have heard the same criticisms and joking that …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 12

Trilateral Offices Make Significant Advances in Work Sharing

Building on more than a quarter century of cooperation, the Trilateral Offices continued to focus on addressing global patent workload challenges, in particular, decreasing pendency and examination …
By Press Releases
9 years ago 3

USPTO Signs PPH Deal With China; USPTO Eliminates PPH Fee

On May 19, 2010, USPTO Director David Kappos and China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) Commissioner Tian Lipu signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on comprehensive bilateral cooperation …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 4

Kappos Talks Patent Reform and Gene Patents at BIO Convention

What follows are pieces of Director Kappos' remarks at the session prior to taking questions and answers. While it is probably unfair to call these remarks prepared …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 16