Monthly Archives: November 2011

How does the new Fast Track option compare to the Accelerated Examination procedure for patent applications?

In 2006, the USPTO introduced the accelerated examination process. If an application conducted a pre-filing search and submitted an examination support document, examination would be accelerated. This procedure carries not only hefty additional legal costs for applicants; it may also … Continue reading

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