PTAB to begin accepting petitions to accelerate resolution of certain ex parte appeals

USPTO has extended from July 1, 2020, to September 30, 2020, the time for small and micro entities to pay certain patent-related fees that would otherwise have been due on or after March 27, 2020

Additional information on the COVID-19 Prioritized Examination Program for certain trademark and service mark applications is now available

USPTO to accept petitions to advance the initial examination of applications for marks used to identify qualifying COVID-19 medical products and services

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As it always does, our nation's innovation community will play a crucial role in devising creative solutions to the ongoing pandemic.