Category: patent regulation
This is a transcript of the webinar "Patent Assertion Entity Challenge with Expert Panel and Open Discussion"
According to the USPTO’s self-published dashboard showing first office action pendency, there’s been a healthy improvement in the total pendency time from 35 to 29 months from 2010-2014. Their mission has been to decrease the first response time i.e. the time it takes for an applicant to hear anything from the patent office regarding the filing.
Categories: industry outlooks, patent regulation, patent strategy
Last week I shared Part 1 of my 2015 predictions for the IP landscape, highlighting the increased use of intelligence throughout IP lifecycle, executive accountability and an increased alignment between R&D and IP. This week will focus on the remaining game-changers, namely legislation and the patent marketplace.
Categories: competitive intelligence, industry outlooks, intellectual property management, licensing strategy, litigation strategy, non-practicing entity, patent licensing, patent regulation, patent search, patent strategy, patents, r&d strategies
The IPO Annual Summit in Vancouver discussed several key issues in IP, especially important to patent holders.