The ePCT system has a very helpful feature which permits you to see a preview of what will eventually be the first page of your published PCT application. This feature was mentioned in an article in the Practical Advice section of a recent issue of the PCT Newsletter. I am delighted to be able to tell you that the article mentions a mistake made by yours truly and the way I fixed the mistake. Continue reading
If you try hard enough, can you think of some activity you could pursue for an eight-hour day that would be more fun than spending that day with, say, a hundred other people discussing the finer points of the Patent Cooperation Treaty? Yeah, right, loyal readers, you know what I am talking about. It would not be easy to top that! Continue reading
A reminder of a webinar tomorrow — pros and cons of using any of four approaches to obtain US patent protection in connection with a PCT application:
- enter US national phase from the PCT
- file a bypass continuation from the PCT
- claim priority from a US non-provisional application
- file a US non-provisional application at the same time as the PCT application
For more information or to register, click here.
Just now a loyal reader of my blog asked what those letters and numbers mean at the end of patent numbers. Here are some examples:
My reader wondered, what does “A2” mean? What does “A1” mean? Continue reading
I’ll be teaching a webinar on Wednesday, April 4. The topic is whether to use national phase or bypass continuation when pursuing US patent protection from a PCT application. To learn more, or to register, click here.
As a reminder, there are many upcoming opportunities to learn about PCT:
- Dallas, Texas – April 9-10
- Minneapolis, Minnesota – April 11 (*)
- Austin, Texas – April 11-12
- New Orleans, Louisiana – April 18-20 (*)
- Boston, Massachusetts – June 6-7 (*)
- Alexandria, Virginia – July 11-12 (*)
I will be a presenter at the programs marked with the asterisk.
There’s a nice opportunity to learn about PCT coming up soon in Alexandria, Virginia. I will be teaching two and a half days about PCT, on July 11-12, 2018. This program is sponsored by Patent Resources Group.
To find out more, or to register, click here.
There’s a great opportunity to learn about PCT, coming soon in Boston, Massachusetts.
This is a two-day seminar hosted by PCT Learning Center, taking place on June 6 and 7, 2018. I will be one of the speakers for this program.
For more information, or to register, click here.