Prosecution

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

On In re Ratti

We recently considered arguments directed to rendering the prior art inoperable.  A related conclusion, articulated In re Ratti, clarifies that a secondary reference cannot modify… Read More »On In re Ratti