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A checklist of formalities for a US patent application:

For Domestic US Applications

  1. The given names of the inventors, typically including their surname, first name and middle name or initial.
  2. The citizenship of the inventors (regardless of residence; i.e., a citizen of a different country may be a resident here in the United States).
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Intellectual Property

Apple Might Put An End to Your Auto-Correct Fails

If you’ve been the victim of auto-correction fails (and who hasn’t?), Apple might have a fix ready and waiting. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Thursday published an Apple patent application that would tell a message’s recipient when the iOS auto-correct feature has been in use. 11 more words

Business

Making and Rescinding Transition Statements

Author: Rachael P. Dippold, Ph.D.
Editor: Amanda K. Murphy, Ph.D.

The USPTO defines a transition application as an application that claims priority to an application filed before March 16, 2013, but also contains, or contained at any time, at least one claim that has an effective filing data after March 15, 2013. 457 more words

The Patent Office

What Goes Into A Patent Application?

You may be surprised to learn that the basic requirements of a patent application are fairly simple. A patent application must describe what an invention is, how it is made and how to use it. 786 more words

Patents

RedHill waves a red Flag


Sometimes, companies publish the oddest press releases. Here is one that is doing the rounds on the Internet, and, with a dearth of decisions due to court recesses (and yes, I have been scratching around for things to write about this past month) this press release has been noticed: 745 more words

Need Patent Advice? Cost-Free Appointments At The USPTO For Pro Se/Solo Inventors

     A couple of years ago, the U.S. Patent Office (USPTO) launched a pilot program called the “Pro Se Assistance Program” to help Pro Se… 350 more words

USPTO

Long Abandoned Patent Reinstated As Applicant was Ill and Application had not Published.

In general, an Israel patent that has gone abandoned can be reinstated within 12 months of going abandoned under Section 21a of the law, if the abandonment was unintentional. 442 more words