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Every patent practitioner knows that some examiners allow more patents than others, but most assume that the variability results from some combination of three factors: examiner experience, technology area and the merits of the applications brought before them. While...
Most patent statistics only tell a small part of the overall story. For example, the most heavily relied upon patent prosecution metric is a patent examiner’s allowance rate. Each examiner allowance rate communicates the percentage of patent applications an examiner...
Our patent system is intended to cultivate an inventor-friendly culture that encourages innovation. After all, innovation is not only beneficial to inventors, but is also a benefit to the public as a whole by improving the world in which we all live. The system...