Using Statistics to Gather Patent Examiner Intel

Using Statistics to Gather Patent Examiner Intel Patent professionals maintain an interesting relationship with their assigned patent examiners. From one perspective, it is perfectly amicable. Patent examiners are generally cooperative and unbiased; they stick to...

How to Compare Patent Prosecution Performances

How to Compare Patent Prosecution Performances Comparing the effectiveness of two patent practitioners can be like comparing apples to oranges. The success of a patent application is dependent on many factors that are beyond a patent practitioner’s control, which...

Combining Tools for All Stages of Patent Prosecution

Combining Tools for All Stages of Patent Prosecution Research, drafting and prosecution are the three cornerstones of the patent process. How a patent professional approaches each cornerstone can have a significant impact on the expenses, durations and outcomes of...