Join the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Friday, November 4, 1-2 p.m. ET, for a webinar on the recently issued Request for Comments (RFC) on Initiatives to Ensure the Robustness and Reliability of Patent Rights. The RFC seeks input on a variety of topics including:
- Prior art searching
- Support for claimed subject matter
- Request for continued examination practice, restriction, divisional, and rejoinder practice
- Non-statutory double patenting practice
Additionally, the webinar will discuss the objectives of the RFC, the process for filing written comments in response to the RFC, and a review of the questions presented.
Speakers include Office of Patent Legal Administration Senior Legal Advisors:
- June E. Cohan
- Raul Tamayo
The event is free and open to all.
If you have any questions, please contact Starr Baker (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Read the full text of the request for comments on the USPTO’s Patent Related Notices webpage or on the USPTO-Food and Drug Administration (FDA) collaboration initiatives webpage.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request to the contact information listed above.