Monthly Archives: November 2013

Final Rule Revises U.S. Patent Practice to Conform to the Patent Law Treaty

On October 21, 2013, the USPTO published its Final Rule revising the agency’s rules of patent practice to conform to

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USPTO Extends After Final Consideration Pilot (AFCP 2.0), through September 30, 2014

USPTO Extends After Final Consideration Pilot (AFCP 2.0), through September 30, 2014. More information can be found here.

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USPTO’s Next Software Partnership Meeting Dec. 5, 2013

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced that its next public Software Partnership Meeting will be on Thursday, December 5, 2013, at

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