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USPTO three-track plan criticised

Eileen McDermott, New York

Microsoft, BIO, 3M, AIPLA and IPO voiced their concerns about the USPTO’s proposed three-track patent examination system during a public roundtable held yesterday

USPTO director David Kappos last month announced his Enhanced Examination Timing Control Initiative, which would allow applicants to choose one of three examination paths based on their individual needs.

The goal of the plan is to reduce pendency and increase...

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