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Software Partnership

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has formed a partnership with the software community to enhance the quality of software-related patents (Software Partnership). The Software Partnership is an opportunity to bring stakeholders together through a series of roundtable discussions to share ideas, feedback, experiences, and insights on software-related patents.


Federal Register Notice

  • Prior Art Resources for Use in the Examination of Software-Related Patent Applications, 644–645 [2013–31492] [TEXT] [PDF] (06Jan2014)


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Software Partnership Meeting - July 22, 2014


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Prior Meetings and Roundtables


 2013 Listening Sessions:


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