Response to Office Actions—Weighing Options

Response to Office Actions—Weighing Options Contrary to many clients’ perceptions, it is always open to interpretation whether an invention deserves patent protection. Every USPTO patent examiner is unique in their outlook and opinions, and have their own way of...

Use Patent Data to Understand USPTO Examiners

Use Patent Data to Understand USPTO Examiners Getting to know someone is hard and getting to the level of really understanding someone takes even more effort . . . usually. When it comes to patent prosecution, patent data and analytics make the process to understand...

Four Tips to Avoid or Handle Office Actions

Four Tips to Avoid or Handle Office Actions Responding to an office action can cost patent applicants an average of $3,000. Naturally, both patent applicants and patent attorneys strive to avoid office actions whenever possible or, alternatively, handle them...

Patent Prosecution Analytics: No Longer Just a Nice to Have

Patent Prosecution Analytics: No Longer Just a Nice to Have In a recent webinar, the LexisNexis® Intellectual Property team offered patent practitioners several convincing reasons for integrating patent prosecution analytics into their processes. Patent data and...