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Peer-to-patent increases prior art submissions

Eklavya Gupte, London


The USPTO’s peer-to-patent project has led to a big increase in prior art submissions but has failed to bring in fresh patent applications in its first year, according to a report

The pilot project began on June 15 last year and was designed to help US patent examiners to assess applications for software patents by encouraging the public to submit relevant prior art.

Mark Webbink, executive director of the Center for...


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