After Final Consideration Pilot

The USPTO has decided to extend the popular After Final Consideration Pilot through September 30, 2015. After Final Consideration Pilot Program This program allows examiners to consider responses after final office actions.  If the after final response does not put...

Patents for Humanity Program

The USPTO sponsors an award competition for patented technology that helps solve global problems for those less fortunate. Patents for Humanity Any patent owner, patent applicant or licensee is eligible. There are five areas of technology for the Patents for Humanity...

Underline USPTO Forms?

Fillable Forms are now the norm for the USPTO.  For the most part, they work fine and are efficient – as the USPTO system is able to automatically add the data from the forms to their system. ( In the past they had to manually add the data.) However, if...