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Tag Archives: fast track
Guest post from the USPTO: What is the Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program? Under the Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program, appellants can have their ex parte appeals advanced out of turn. Appellants simply file a petition to request fast-track review of their … Continue reading
Guest post from Paul Cole of Lucas & Co. Claims searched, examined and approved for grant (subject to publication and possible third party comments) within six working days? Not only theoretically possible but actually achieved in an application filed earlier … Continue reading
On Friday, the PTO proposed changes in the rules to permit applicants for U.S. patents to receive “prioritized examination” (76 Fed. Reg. 6370 (Feb. 4 2011) – a copy is attached below). This program is a remnant of the three-track … Continue reading