In a previous blog article I listed the fifty art units at the USPTO (out of 514 art units) that are “pegged”. What this means is that the backlog for the art unit is so great that it is longer than 30 months, and the USPTO does not report a number bigger than 30 for the backlog.
What the alert reader might ask is, which are the art units with the smallest backlog? Here is a list of the 49 art units which, in July of 2018, have a backlog of seven months or less. Continue reading