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USPTO Adds New Pilot Program – Combines Features of Pre-Appeal Conference & After-Final 2.0 Program with goal of compacting prosecution

»»One of the more frustrating aspects of securing U.S. patent protection is the process of prosecuting a patent application after it has been drafted and filed. “Patent prosecution” is an administrative process of the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) encompassing the interaction between patent examiners and technical innovators (patent applicants and their attorneys […]

New Maier & Maier Website

»»We are excited to launch the new MaierAndMaier.com website! Be sure to check back on a regular basis as we continue to update the website with valuable resources and important news related to IP law.