I am providing some training material free of charge to the USPTO. The training material, which relates to PCT Declaration Number 4 under PCT Rule 4.17, is prompted by a mistake that a nameless person at the USPTO made in one of our cases today. Continue reading
(You can see the slides here.)
(Updated to include some of the topics.)
It has just now been announced that in just about 24 hours, Matthias Reischle-Park of WIPO will deliver a free-of-charge webinar entitled:
The PCT in 2019: end of the year update
I have learned informally what some of the topics will be:
- Rule changes (in force and coming next year)
- color drawings
- best ways to contact the IB without relying on fax
- collaborative search
- WIPO IP Portal
I gather it will last about an hour. My guess is that if you are a PCT enthusiast or power user, you should attend. I plan to attend.
To register for the webinar, click here.
(Update: See a followup message here about a step that you might take to try to get the listservs working for you again.)
For those who are following my travails trying to get ISPs to accept our listserv email messages now that we are on our dedicated server (original post and update) … this posting about “munging” may be of interest. Others are invited to skip this posting as being even more geeky than usual. Continue reading