Best Practices for Responding to Office Actions

Best Practices for Respon…

Peter Keros of Bejin Bieneman PLC covers approaches to responding to Office Actions during patent prosecution. Topics discussed include:

  • Interviews with Examiners
    • Why interview with Examiners?
    • When in prosecution can you have an interview?
    • Statistics on allowability with interviews
    • Preparation for interview
    • How to use interviews to move prosecution forward?
  • Special Programs for Patent Prosecution
    • Track One Prioritizing Examination
    • First Action Interview Pilot
    • After Final Consideration Pilot
    • Pre-Appeal Brief Conference
    • Patent Prosecution Highway

Download PDF: Best Practices for Responding to Office Actions_April 24 2018

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