Comments on Importing Prior Art Automatically and Streamlining Patent Issuance

The following comments were submitted in response to a Request for Comments and Notice of Roundtable Event on Leveraging Electronic Resources to Retrieve Information From Applicant’s Other Applications and Streamline Patent Issuance published in the Federal Register at 81 Fed. Reg. 59197 (August 29, 2016).

On August 29, 2016, the USPTO published a Federal Register notice announcing a September 28, 2016 roundtable event and soliciting public feedback concerning the questions presented in the notice. The notice set a written comment deadling date of October 28, 2016.

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