Prior Art Research

Prior Art Research Conducting prior art research before filing a patent application can have a profound influence on patent strategies and outcomes. Not only can understanding prior art help to determine whether an invention is patentable, but it can also inform how a...

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...