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What Is the Collaborative Search Pilot Program?

What Is the Collaborative Search Pilot Program?

Earlier this year, the United States Patent and Trademark Office announced in a Federal Register notice that it is extending its Collaborative Search Pilot program through October 31, 2024.

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Legal professional overworked with administrative tasks related to patent practice.

Are Administrative Tasks Burying Your Firm?

Administrative tasks are burying you and your firm. The right legal technology can help dig you out.

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USPTO Examiners Who Issue the Most Office Actions (2023 Analysis)

USPTO Examiners Who Issue the Most Office Actions (2023 Analysis)

Having insight into which examiners issue the most OAs can help you decide whether an application is worth pursuing, therefore providing you and your client with the information needed to persist confidently.

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2023 Mid-Year Patent News

From new USPTO offices to landmark Supreme Court patent cases to patent eligibility reform legislation, 2023 has shaped up so far as a busy year for the patent world.

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A Breakdown of the USPTO’s Proposed Rule Changes at the PTAB

A Breakdown of the USPTO’s Proposed Rule Changes at the PTAB

In April 2023, the USPTO announced proposed reforms concerning the PTAB’s discretion to deny petitions for IPR and PGR. The proposed rule would clarify and broaden the PTAB’s discretionary powers.

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How AI can make your day easier

5 Ways AI Can Make the Day Better for IP Professionals

As a patent professional, you may feel at the mercy of the USPTO, especially at the end of  the quarter or fiscal year, also known as their incredibly busy season. As you’re facing an influx of office actions or are still buried in an especially complicated IDS, you may be looking for ways to simplify your day and streamline your processes. 

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Here are four essential tips from Juristat to help you present USPTO data in a way that engages your patent clients, demonstrates ROI, and establishes consistency in your approach.

Data Secrets for Success: 4 Game-Changing Tips for Your Patent Practice

As a seasoned patent professional, you are confident in your strategy. But more and more often, your clients are demanding proof of your data-driven decision-making.  

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Zuckerberg’s Meta Invades Twitter’s Nest

If you took your holiday weekend in an off-grid cabin, you may be unaware that Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta launched a new app last week, much to Elon Musk’s ire. If your phone is an extension of your body like the rest of us, how are you liking Threads?

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USPTO Releases Five-Year Strategic Plan

USPTO Releases Five-Year Strategic Plan

In June, the USPTO issued its 2022-2026 Strategic Plan. The plan outlines five major mission-focused strategic goals they hope to accomplish within the next three years.

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Using Juristat Analytics, we identify the most difficult patent examiners in each USPTO technology center.

The Most Difficult Examiners in Each Technology Center (2023)

As a seasoned patent professional, it is likely that most of your work falls into a specific technology center, meaning you probably find yourself in front of the same examiners time and again. 

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