News & Updates

October 2010 Prosecution Lunch – Patent

Topics covered in this month’s patent prosecution presentation include a discussion of recent United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent pending and issuance statistics, the USPTO’s new system for improving overal patent quality, the USTPO’s extension of the First Action Interview Program, potential changes to patent term adjustments, a discussion of a recent Canadian case about business method patents, and a discussion of a recent Federal Circuit case about prior-inventor rights versus prior-user rights.  Click here to download a copy of the presentation.