The Mayo/Myriad standard arguably introduced a great deal of uncertainty into the feasibility of obtaining patent protection for life sciences innovations and has been accused of curtailing the competitiveness of U.S.-based life sciences companies in the global marketplace.
Finding an IP firm with experience claiming foreign priority is critical for companies based in or working in foreign markets. Here, we rank the top firms for foreign priority applications, based on volume.
In an increasingly turbulent business environment, IP firms need to take stock of what they can control, fortify, and improve. Now is the time to strengthen current processes with workflow automation and broaden your client base through competitive intelligence.
There are two types of patent petitions: petitions that are so routine you can do them in your sleep and those so rare you don’t even know where to start. Here are the most and least common petitions filed at the USPTO.
Petitions are an unavoidable part of patent prosecution, and IP professionals are looking for ways to file petitions quickly without sacrificing quality. Access to comprehensive petition searching can help you do just that.
Design patents are a crucial component of IP strategy, and just as with utility patents, require a firm with dedicated expertise. Here, we name the top firms in design, based on filing volume, allowance rate, and average office actions to allowance.