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Tag Archives: David Kappos
At least Director Kappos does not have to clean out his desk. The re-election of President Obama gives him another four years of job security – if he and his hard-working staff don’t burn out first. No matter what you … Continue reading
As reported in Director Kappos’ blog, progress is being made in harmonizing the patent filing process in the IP5 countries. This may be as big an advance in patent law as the EPO – including our hope for a single … Continue reading
In an introductory post on the USPTO’s proposed rules: “Changes to Implement Micro Entity Status for Paying Patent Fees,” 77 Fed. Reg. 31806 (May 30 2010), my partner, Gary Speier, spent some time on new 35 USC 123(a), which defines … Continue reading
The USPTO has announced the implementation of a pilot program, effective from May 16th until September 30th, to permit applicants to file IDS statements after payment of the issue fee in utility and reissue applications, without the need to continue … Continue reading