5 Things Patent Examiners Wish You Would Do

Law360, New York (April 28, 2010, 3:07 PM EDT) -- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officials are here to set the record straight: Patent examiners are not bent on rejecting all applications that come across their desk, but there are a few simple things attorneys can do to make their chances of success skyrocket.

“We are made fun of as the Rejection Office, and that stings me a little bit personally,” said David Ometz, a supervisory patent examiner in the digital cameras art unit who has been with the agency for 17 years. “Examiners are not...
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