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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Announces Increases to Certain Page Limits in Post-Grant Proceedings
Date: 27 Mar 2015
Director Michelle Lee announces the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s intent to issue a “quick fix” rule package to improve post-grant trial proceedings. Included in the changes to post-grant trial practice are increases......

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U.S. takes final step to become member of the Hague Union.
Date: 13 Feb 2015
February 13, 2015 – Industrial Design: U.S. takes final step to become member of the Hague Union. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) announced today that U.S. innovators will soon be able to pursue industrial......

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UPDATE: 2014 Interim Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility
Date: 28 Jan 2015
On January 27, 2015, the United States Patent & Trademark Office (“USPTO”) updated the Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility (“Guidance”) to include examples of abstract ideas. The Interim Guidance......

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