What Counts

USPTO Examiners are evaluated partially on their production.  This production is largely determined by the count system.  The count system is not discussed in the… Read More »What Counts

Device in a Box

Some patent applications discuss networks including a single server and a single client.  As a result, when claiming one device (for example, Client A), the… Read More »Device in a Box

The Untouchables

Applicants have limited ability to obtain review of the actions of Primary Examiners.  The classic option is to file an Appeal.  Applicants often overlook the… Read More »The Untouchables

Do You Agree?

American patent Examiners are professionals trained to apply American patent law in deciding whether to allow or reject applications.  The Examiners are trained how to… Read More »Do You Agree?