A Practitioner’s Mission to Improve Prosecution Results

A Practitioner’s Mission to Improve Prosecution Results Who would have thought that “search and rescue” could find its way into a patent attorney’s job description? While the patent version of a search and rescue may not be as dangerous or adventurous as the real...

Strategic Drafting With Patent Analytics Tools

Strategic Drafting With Patent Analytics Tools There is a method to the madness of matching a USPTO patent examiner to each patent application. A lot happens before an examiner is assigned to a newly filed application. The USPTO first considers which team of examiners...

Using USPTO Archives to Generate Office Action Responses

Using USPTO Archives to Generate Office Action Responses ​There is a nearly unfathomable amount of patent data in the archives of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). According to the most recent “U.S. Patent Statistics Chart” published by the...

Reducing Costs by Investing in Patent Quality

Reducing Costs by Investing in Patent Quality Everyone wants to get off on the right foot, whether it be making a good first impression with a new acquaintance or with the patent office. In patent prosecution, the first documents submitted to the USPTO provide patent...