Gain insight into your application’s future to help you develop data-driven filing strategies and budget plans
LexisNexis PathWays™ provides clear direction when preparing and drafting patent applications
Avoid getting your patent application stuck in a low-allowance technology center group
Even similar technology center groups can have as much as 50 percent variability* in allowance rates. Influence the likelihood and the time it takes to get your patent approved with LexisNexis PathWays.
A highly sophisticated first-of-its-kind patent classification engine
Further craft your patent application to the proper tech center with the comprehensive and reliable predictive analytics on USPTO tech centers. Enter a single word or an entire draft application and the easy-to-use tool will guide you to the best path.
PathWays enables you to:
Direct your application to the group of examiners who best understand your technology
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Make budget-based decisions on which applications to file
*Variability percentage based on art unit 3688 (transportation, construction, electronic commerce, agriculture, national security and license & review) with a 27.4% allowance rate and average 4 years, 5 months, 16 days to issuance. Compared to art unit 3681 (SAME title) with a 74.7% allowance rate and average of 2 years, 8 months, 15 days to issuance.