By analyzing and organizing issues and outcomes of the daily ex parte PTAB decisions, Anticipat provides specific appeal data and general appeal trends to help the user become an informed and empowered patent prosecutor.
Stay up to date, and even be an expert, on ex parte developments at the PTAB on any issue. From your inbox, you can easily identify any changes and get a high level view about the decisions, outcomes, and tags of what happened at the PTAB.
Quickly lookup and spot trends and norms of outcomes rates for specific rejections, empowering better decision-making through all stages of patent prosecution. Beta access to Anticipat's research engine provides years of annotated decisions through a combination of human review and machine learning.
Identify effective Office Action response strategies using ranked rationales for actual Appeal reversals, reversal rates for specific grounds of rejections, and legal authority judges rely on in reversing Examiner rejections.
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In prosecuting a patent application, an appeal is not always the best option. But it also isn't that bad an option. Currently, about 1-2% of applications go up for appeal. Based on the advantages that an appeal can provide, as well as the diminishing drawbacks, this low percentage of appeals means that many practitioners may be losing out. Here, we organize the eight advantages that appeals provide (either early in prosecution or late), as taken ... Read the rest...
This is the first of a series of emails that showcases features of Anticipat so that you can get the most out of the products. Today, we review the daily recap emails. At Anticipat, we stay current on all newly decided ex parte PTAB appeals so you don't have to. By default, we deliver subscribers a recap email of these decisions, after a few days for processing. In addition to seeing every ground of rejection at issue ... Read the rest...
In filing a patent application at the USPTO, an applicant cannot choose its Examiner. Nor can it typically switch to a different Examiner once assigned. And since not all Examiners are equally agreeable or reasonable, being stuck with an Examiner sometimes puts the applicant at a serious disadvantage. Two different appeal conferences provide applications with another set of examiner eyes. Here, we show that these fresh sets of eyes can have meaningful impacts on prosecution ... Read the rest...