Speeding Up Issuance of Patents at the USPTO

The presentation discusses techniques for speeding up the issuance of patents at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The presentation focuses on the newly implemented Quick Path Information Disclosure Statement (QPIDS) Program which allows applicants to submit Information Disclosure Statements (IDSs) without the expense and delay of submitting a Request for Continued Examination (RCE). The presentation discusses requirements of the program as well as illustrates possible outcomes using the QPIDS. To view a copy of the presentation, visit: Speeding Up The Issuance of Patents from  Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, McNett and Henry LLP