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Tag Archives: PTAB
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 Tim Bianchi. The Federal Circuit decided an appeal in an ex parte prosecution for Google last week, which may be of interest to patent prosecutors (In re Google Technology Holdings LLC, Appeal No. 2019-1828, November 13, 2020)). … Continue reading
In “Mystery Dance”, Elvis Costello moans that he’s “tried and I’ve tried, and I’m still mystified” about the “Mystery Dance”, which probably has something to do about romance, but could easily describe the state of the relationship between appeals from … Continue reading
July 1, 2020 USPTO Press Release: “WASHINGTON — The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced plans for the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) to begin accepting petitions for expedited resolution of ex parte appeals. The ‘Fast-Track … Continue reading