Rejection is Nothing to Fear

Rejection is Nothing to Fear Rejection can be an excellent teacher; it both highlights our mistakes and presents us with an opportunity to learn from them. In patent prosecution, a rejection from the USPTO can help patent professionals understand how patent examiners...

Five Stages for Patent Efficiency

Five Stages for Patent Efficiency Patent applicants and professionals are in for the long haul when they enter patent prosecution, which typically unfolds over the course of several years. The silver lining of the lengthy patent process is that each subsequent stage...

Patent Drafting Tools: Three Key Advantages

Patent Drafting Tools: Three Key Advantages Patent practitioners may be able to work remotely in their pajamas from time to time, but, unlike their personal appearances, patent practitioners should keep their patent applications looking tiptop at all times. Much like...

Dissecting the Alice Case: Six Years in the Making

Dissecting the Alice Case: Six Years in the Making It has been six full years since the decision in Alice Corp. v CLS Bank, 134 S.Ct. 2347 (2014), which shook the world of United States patent law and left many patent owners, examiners and practitioners reevaluating...