#17 GoPro Gets Lucky · Better Patents Now Podcast

August 1, 2017 Scott Hemmons

Chris and Megan discuss the prosecution history of U.S. Patent No. 6,955,484, GoPro's patent covering their basic technology. The examiner who allowed that patent has a history of indicating "allowable subject matter" early in prosecution. Did GoPro make the right strategic decisions based on this examiner's history of permissiveness?

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