Monthly Archives: November 2009

Posted by Jeff Sweetman on

As discussed here, a fairly serious limitation of existing Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) programs is that PCT applications can’t form the basis for a PPH accelerated examination request.  This has always seemed a slightly artificial restriction to me.  Most national … Continue reading

Posted by Jeff Sweetman on

The proposed change to “first to file” in the USA is serious, fundamental, and deserves the level of scrutiny it’s presently receiving in many forums. Indeed, the first blog post by David Kappos as USPTO Director commented specifically on this … Continue reading

Posted by Cara Verwholt on

WIPO is planning two free seminars next week – in Baltimore on Tuesday, Nov 10th and in Las Vegas on Friday, Nov. 13th.  Visit the WIPO events page for details and registration.