Patent Process: Three Ways to Improve Efficiency

Patent Process: Three Ways to Improve Efficiency [addthis tool="addthis_inline_share_toolbox_lq5z"] No one likes to waste time – especially throughout a process like patent prosecution where inefficiencies quickly add up to great expense. Common mistakes around...

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 2020 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...

How to Flow: Patent Prosecution at Every Phase

Patent prosecution is not always a linear process. It is full of twists, turns, and back-and-forths, but there are undeniably distinct phases of the patent process that the top patent professionals are able to seamlessly and efficiently transition between. From...

Words to Live By: Wisdom Collides with Patent Analytics

#1 – Take It All In (And Do Not Miss A Thing) When it comes to patent searches, “taking it all in” is easier said than done. Nearly every patent authority around the world has their own patent database, so completing a broad, global search has always meant...

Three Phases of Patent Optimization

What makes for an optimal patent? Some argue that a patent’s ultimate enforceability is the proper measure, while others argue that an optimal patent is one that made its way through the patent process with the least expense. With patent prosecution technology,...