Every patent practitioner knows that some examiners allow more patents than others, but most assume that the variability results from some combination of three factors: examiner experience, technology area and the merits of the applications brought before them. While all three of these factors influences examiner grant rates, they do not tell the whole story of the Examiner Lottery you play for each new application.

Watch this recording to learn the real reasons why some applications are treated differently from others, and what applicants can do about it.

Panelists Gene Quinn, Todd Dickinson and Megan McLoughlin discuss:

  • What the variability in examiner grant rates look like across the USPTO
  • What factors influence differences in grant rates
  • How to optimize prosecution outcomes with this knowledge

Watch the Recording

Related Content

Improve your Prosecution Efficiency: How to Automate Office Action Responses – Webinar Recordi... Listen as David Stitzel, IP Solutions Consultant at LexisNexis IP, demonstrates how the Office Action Response tool can help you gain back time spen...
e-Mobility: Evaluating Top Patent Owners and Their Portfolios – Webinar Recording During this webinar, our expert consultants demonstrate how to derive useful and actionable insights from patent analytics that will provide your orga...
Setting the Tone of Prosecution with Patent Analytics There is no perfect formula for prosecuting a patent, but there is plenty of information out there that can be used to help anticipate a patent examin...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. Cookie Policy

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close