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The Best Way to Evaluate Firm Cost and Quality

There are many ways to evaluate the value of your outside counsel, whether using general success.

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Identifying (and Pruning) Patent Maintenance Fees That Don’t Benefit Your Business

Companies of all sizes want to make sure that the patents in their portfolio are worth the.

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Predicting (And Avoiding) High-Cost Patent Prosecution

Predicting (And Avoiding) High-Cost Patent Prosecution

No matter your ultimate patent goals, modeling prosecution spend on pending cases can help you.

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Examiners Who Procrastinate the Most – And How They Can Help You Get Your Next Allowance (2021)

The USPTO has an official term for examiner procrastination - end-loading. An interesting metric.

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Building a Scorecard to Analyze Firm Performance

Whether you are a part of a corporate IP team or at a law firm, creating a standardized,.

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Examiners Who Issue the Most Office Actions (2021)

An ideal patent prosecution is quick, cost-efficient, and ultimately successful. The more office.

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Which Metrics Matter When Evaluating Outside Counsel?

The age of big data is here to stay, and there is so much information out there to access, sift.

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Examiners Who Love (and Hate) to Interview (2021)

How do interviews impact your chance at an allowance? Our analysis found that 92% of examiners.

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The Most Difficult Examiners by Technology Center (2021)

Patent professionals who specialize in a specific type of technology may run into the same.

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The Most Difficult Examiners at the USPTO (2021)

We continue our annual tradition of identifying the 10 USPTO examiners with the most skeptical.

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