Professor Sean Tu returns to talk to Chris and Megan about his research into what drives examiner behavioral patterns. His previous research revealed pockets of fast-moving and slow-moving examiners, but now he aims to answer the question “how are applicants and examiners slowing the prosecution process”? To answer this question, Professor Tu has conducted an in-depth, manual analysis of hundreds of applications from technology center 1600. In this episode, he shares the initial results of this analysis, including what types of rejections slower examiners typically issue, how many rejections they issue, and whether their applications are mostly original filings or continuations.

Join Our Podcast Email List

 

We’ll send you an email every time there’s a new episode published.

Related Content

#57: Pro se what? A Deep Dive into Art Unit 3649 Inspired by a listener's question, Chris and Megan do a deep dive into art unit 3649: the “pro se” art unit. The USPTO created this art unit in 20...
#56: Put the “Lawyer” Back in Patent Lawyer Patent practitioners typically turn to prosecution analytics to help them prosecute more efficiently. With the rise of fixed fees and a clientele ...
#55: Win the Patent Examiner Lottery Chris and Megan remind leaders about the new proprietary metric, ETA (Examiner Time Allocation) and introduce two new deeper dive metrics. Before you ...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. Cookie Policy

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close