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Strategies to Argue Patentable Subject Matter per USPTO Eligibility Memo

USA - May 3 2018 It is time to take a deeper look and derive or strengthen some strategies to argue for patentable subject matter eligibility during patent prosecution…

Arguing Definitions in Patent Prosecution

USA - March 26 2018 Claim terms are given a broadest reasonable interpretation (BRI) consistent with the specification, ideally. Occasionally, a USPTO examiner interprets…

The High-Tech Patent Agent: A View from the Trenches in Silicon Valley

USA - March 6 2018 Patent agents in the United States are authorized to practice in patent prosecution matters before the United States Patent and Trademark Office…

Arguing Connections and Relationships in Patent Claims

USA - January 18 2018 During examination of claims in a patent application, claim rejections from the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) under 35 USC §102…

Negative Limitations in a Patent Claim - Broad or Narrow?

USA - September 29 2017 Negative limitations, using words like “not”, “without”, or “excluding” in a patent claim, understandably make patent practitioners and clients…