Imagining More From USPTO Patent Statistics

Imagining More From USPTO Patent Statistics The power of up-to-date, accurate USPTO patent statistics becomes apparent to many patent practitioners after only a short time in the trenches of patent prosecution. Having access to USPTO patent data and analytics features...

Monitor Patent Applications and Portfolios From All Angles

Monitor Patent Applications and Portfolios From All Angles A lot of time and energy is spent on patent monitoring. From monitoring for patent prosecution updates to monitoring the relative strength of patent portfolios over time, staying consistently up to date gives...

Take Control of the Patent Process

Take Control of the Patent Process The patent process is rife with uncontrollable variables that are material to the outcome of patent prosecution—the most illustrative example is the predisposition of the patent examiner assigned to the case. The ability to manage...

Five Election Patents that Shaped the Democratic Process

Five Election Patents that Shaped the Democratic Process As great as the election processes of the United States are compared to those of many other nations, voting in the United States has always had room for improvement. Where there is room for improvement,...

A Conversation With the Commissioner for Patents: Part 2

A Conversation With the Commissioner for Patents: Part 2 Earlier in 2020, LexisNexis® IP was honored to have USPTO Commissioner for Patents Drew Hirshfield join a webinar panel to discuss the state of the United States patent office. In our recent article, “A...

A Conversation With the Commissioner for Patents: Part 1

A Conversation With the Commissioner for Patents: Part 1 If there is anything positive to say about the year 2020, it is that it has been a year of deep reflection with a desire to improve in all aspects of our lives. In the darkness of a global pandemic and a state...