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Tag Archives: RCE
The High Tech Law Institute of Santa Clara Law is hosting an upcoming USPTO roundtable and focus session on February 20, 2013 at 9:00. RSVP’s will be taken by the USPTO on a first come first serve basis (see following … 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
Although entry of any amendments after final rejection has always be discretionary with Examiners, for pretty much my entire career, I have had good luck continuing prosecution after final rejection – sometimes filing multiple Rule 116 amendments or making multiple … Continue reading
Commentators, including Prof. Hal Wegner, have been sounding the alarm regarding the increasing number of requests for continuing examination that applicants are filing. The PTO projects 325,000 RCE’s by FY 2018. They have gone further in recent posts, in attributing … Continue reading