When Patent Applications Linger In Prosecution

When Patent Applications Linger In Prosecution Bad things happen when patent applications linger in prosecution for too long. Patent applications tend to get stuck between filing and issuance only when significant obstacles arise. Obstacles, such as office actions...

Pop Culture Patents: The Modern Space Race

Pop Culture Patents: The Modern Space Race The modern space race looks much different than its predecessor. Rather than a battle among government superpowers, the competition to travel even further into space is now being led by the private sector. Innovative,...

A Perspective on Artificial Intelligence Patent Applications

A Perspective on Artificial Intelligence Patent Applications The topic of artificial intelligence (AI) is practically inescapable these days. AI broadly refers to technologies and systems comprised of software or hardware that perform tasks and iteratively improve...

What To Do After a Final Office Action

What To Do After a Final Office Action Patent professionals can only argue with their patent examiners for so long before an examiner issues a “final” office action. Fortunately, receiving a final office action does not mean the end of hope for patent...

Patent Analysis Tools for Intellectual Property Counsel

Patent Analysis Tools for Intellectual Property Counsel Whether you work as in-house or outside intellectual property counsel, patent portfolio management tends to be an area ripe for improvement. Managing many patent projects and the work of multiple patent...