The Early History of the U.S. Patent Office
Simply described, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is an agency in the U.S. Department...
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Pop Culture Patents: Coca-Cola's Bottle Designs
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An overview of the core area of patent prosecution with a look ahead into 2018. Top uses, pitfalls and emerging technologies discussed.
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Pop Culture Patents: The Foldable iPhone
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Webinar: Taking Ownership of Your Patent Portfolio
Balancing your relationship with outside counsel while taking ownership of strategic decisions related to your patent portfolio.
Six Practical Uses for File Wrapper Searches
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Ten Terrifying Tales of Patent Prosecution
Here are ten terrifying tales of patent prosecution.
Pop Culture Patents: Adjustable Watch Bands by Apple
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Pop Culture Patents: Apple's 3D Printing Using Augmented Reality
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Now Trending Patent Examination: Autonomous Vehicles
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On-Demand Webinar: 'Alice' Before 'Alice'
Get the story of how the USPTO first began systematically denying patentability to software inventions and learn tips on how to relate to these rejections today.
Patent Analytics: Trends, Reality and Avoiding Rejections
Discussions about recent Federal Circuit cases dealing with 112 sufficiency of disclosure and claim drafting.
What's the Bottom Line? Estimating the Costs of Patent Prosecution with Analysis Tools
Tapping into art unit-specific patent data will help your client understand the pitfalls of the patent prosecution process and to budget more appropriately.
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