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Accelerated Examination Faster than a Speeding Bullet
Accessing Patent Records Public PAIR: Accessing Records on Pending Patent Applications
America Invents Act

The New "First to File" Statute Under the AIA

Challenging Business Method Patents Under Section 18 of the AIA

The Prioritized Examination Option Under AIA

Some Effects on International Patent Practice Through the PCT

Rules off Atonement -Supplemental Examination Under the AIA

Preissuance Submissions by Third Parties Under the AIA

Playing Defense - Post-Grant Review Under the AIA

The America Invents Act - Best Mode Requirement

Prior User Rights: Substantially Expanded Under the AIA

The AIA - What's New in False Patent Marking Laws

Application Preparation 21st Century Patent Preparation: The Model for the Future
Competitive Surveillance and Due Diligence

Google Patents - A One Stop Shop for Patent Research

The Phelps Phenomenon - Was It "The Suit?"

On-line Searching for Business Information in the USPTO

Design Patents

The Winds of Change Are Blowing Again - Even Design Patents Get a Makeover

Patenting Computer Generated Icons

"All that Glitters" - Protecting Ornamental Appearances with a Design Patent

Duty of Candor The Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth: The Duty of Candor in Proceedings Before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Infringement

Reaping What You Sow? - Not After Bowman v. Monsanto

Patentability and Infringement - Two Separate Concepts

Christmas in China

Remanufacturing a Patented Product: Does "Make" Include "Remake?"

Innovation

Patent Models - A Blast from the Past

The Space-Time Innovation Continuum

"The Man Who Saved Christmas" and Other Tales of Toys of Christmases Past

International Patent Applications

Extreme Changes are Coming to Europe - The Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court

Canadian Patent Law - A Primer from The Great White North

International Patent Law: National Phase Entry - Life Worldwide After the PCT

Obtaining a United States Patent via the Patent Cooperation Treaty

Filing International Patent Applications: Tuning In to the Patent Cooperation Treaty

International Patent Law: PCT Applications - Amendments and Demands

International Design Registration Through the Hague System

Invention Disclosures The Invention Disclosure - Putting a Stake in the Ground
Invention Promotion Scams and Fee Scams

PIMP MY INVENTION: If It Sounds Too Good To Be True....

The "Two Wild and Crazy Guys International Patent Registry"

Inventorship

Opps, You've Got the Wrong Guys...Correcting Inventorship in the USPTO

Inventorship: Who Thunk of It?

Non-Disclosure Agreements The NDA - A Key Agreement in Business Operations
Ownership Rights

Invention Prototyping via the Internet - the TOS Agreement Land Mind

Patent Rights - Avoiding a Collision with the Social Media Iceberg

Diligence in Establishing "Common Ownership" and Joint Research Agreements

Don't Cut Corners...Consider Assigning That Provisional Patent Application

A Hypothetical Case - of Keeping an Invention from Going to the Dogs

Have Brain, Will Invent: Who Owns Your Invention?

Patent Application Types

"All that Glitters" - Protecting Ornamental Appearances with a Design Patent

Patented or Not, This Christmas GIve Plants

Patent Fundamentals

What is a Patent?

Staking Your (Patent) Claims - Part I

Staking Your (Patent) Claims - Part II

Patents and the Public Interest

Patent Drawings - Knowing the Standards

Patent - A Brief History of the Word and the Property Right

Secrecy Orders - Protecting National Secrecy

Its a Numbers Game - How They Are Used In Our Patent System

Patent Misuse - A New Defense Against Patent Abuse?

The Importance of Signatures During the Patent Process

"Patent Pending" PATENT PENDING: A Warning to Would-Be Competitors
Patent Protest Patent Protest: A Little Known, Little Used Process in the U. S. Patent System
Patent Prosecution

Appeals Beyond the USPTO - the "End of the Line" in Patent Prosecution

Preissuance Submissions by Third Parties Under the AIA

Affidavits in Patent Prosecution

Building the Case for Patentability: Prosecution in the USPTO

Examiner Interviews and Their Place in Patent Prosecution

Patent Prosecution Highway

"FINAL" Rejection Doesn't Mean FInal

Restriction Requirements

Appeals in Patent Prosecution - Another Way to Cut the Deck

Transitory Signals and Computer Readable Media Rejections

Post-Issue

Playing Defense - Post-Grant Review Under the AIA

Basic Maintenance - Keeping Patents in Force After Issue

Reexamination of the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Broadening ReIssue - Changing the Scope of Your Patent Claims

Patent Reform

Crowdsourcing of Prior Art - A New Road to Patent Quality?

The America Invents Act - Best Mode Requirement

Prior User Rights: Substantially Expanded Under the AIA

The Gears of Goverment: How New Laws are Implemented in Our Patent System

Patent Reform - A Done Deal

The America Invents Act - What's New in False Patent Marking Laws

Patent Searching

Eye in the Sky - The Advantages of Using a Patent Alert Service

Google Patents - A One Stop Shop for Patent Research

In Search of the Perfect Christmas Tree Stand: Has the Unmet Need Been Met? (Part I)

In Search of the Perfect Christmas Tree Stand (Part II)

Patent Strategy and Valuation

Getting a Loan Using Your Intellectual Property - Freeing Up Value or Locking Up Your Assets?

Staying in the Game: Strategic Use of Continuation Applications

Intellectual Property Valuation

Developing a Patent Strategy for Your Business - Building Value

Do You Really Need a Patent? Yes, If You Can Make a Business Case for One

Patent License Agreement Audits - Ensuring the Reward for Innovation

Patentability of Inventions

Non-Patentable Subject Matter - Obnoxiousness Not a Bar

Patent Claims Directed to or Encompassing a Human Organism - Where Law, Morality, Ethics, and Religion Meet

Patentability and Infringment - Two Separate Concepts

Anything Under the Sun that is Made by Man

Patentability and "The Long-Felt Unmet Need" - The Christmas Tree Stand as a Case Study

Patent Law 101 - What Is Patentable?

A Foundation in the Law: Patenting Buildings and Structures

Defining Patentable Subject Matter - Software & Silicon Forms

"Under the Knife" - Patenting Surgical Procedures

Patenting Recipes - The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread...or is it?

Plant Patents Patented or Not, This Christmas GIve Plants
Provisional Patent Applications

The Provisional Application for Patent - What It Is, When It's Used

Weaknesses of the "Quick and Dirty" Provisional Patent Application

Restriction Requirements

Restrictions and Elections

Restriction Requirements

   

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