PTO Revamps Accelerated Examination Program
The PTO added new frequently asked questions to its Web site on Thursday regarding its procedure for a speedier examination of applications that may make the process more straightforward and less costly for applicants.
Under the accelerated examination program, an applicant must submit references that the applicant believe are “most closely related” to the claimed invention.
Previously, when an applicant cited a reference in...
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