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USPTO Request for Comments and Notice of Roundtable Event

Earlier today, the USPTO published a Notice and Request for Comment in the Federal Register entitled “Request for Comments and Notice of Roundtable Event on Leveraging Electronic Resources To Retrieve Information From Applicant’s Other Applications and Streamline Patent Issuance.” Summary: “The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is continuing…
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Bryan Wilson Elected to IPLAF Executive Board for 2016

Bryan Wilson has been elected to serve as the Treasurer for the Intellectual Property Law Association of Florida for the 2015-2016 term.

USPTO Update on Subject Matter Eligibility

In July 2015, the USPTO issued new updates to the subject matter eligibility guidelines.  The updated guidelines can be found here.

USPTO’s Redesigned Website

The USPTO’s redesigned website goes live on February 5, 2015. You can preview the site here and watch a video on the sites new features here.

USPTO Issues Interim Guidance Regarding Patent Subject Matter Eligibility

On 16 December 2014, the USPTO issued its much anticipated Interim Guidance Regarding Patent Subject Matter Eligibility and provided new explanatory training examples relating to nature-based products.  The December 16 guidance supersedes the USPTO’s 4 March 2014 guidance and issued in view of the Supreme Court decisions in Myriad and…
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