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...

CPC Classification: The New Approach to Assigning Art Units

CPC Classification: The New Approach to Assigning Art Units The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has been in the process of revising its patent classification methods for many years. Through a joint effort with the European Patent Office, the USPTO...

New Year’s Resolutions, Fitness, and the Patent Office

We arrive in the New Year with optimism and high expectations. As usual, resolutions for self-improvement top the lists of many, and 2021 is the year we are finally going to get in shape. No doubt, fitness is an invaluable part of life as it contributes to our overall...