The following comments have been submitted in response to Request for Comments and Notice of Roundtable Event on the Use of Crowdsourcing and Third-Party Preissuance Submissions To Identify Relevant Prior Art, published in the Federal Register at 79 Fed. Reg. 15319 (March 19, 2014).
On March 19, 2014, the USPTO published a Federal Register notice announcing an April 10, 2014 roundtable event and soliciting public feedback regarding topics presented in the notice directed to the use of crowdsourcing and third-party preissuance submissions to identify relevant prior art. The notice set a written comment deadline date of April 25, 2014. The USPTO extended the comment period to provide interested members of the public with an additional opportunity to submit written comments to the USPTO. The new deadline for receipt of written comments in response to the March 19, 2014 notice was May 9, 2014.
Submitters may review this list to ensure their submission was timely received. If a timely submitted comment has not been posted, please contact CrowdsourcingRoundtable2014@uspto.gov.
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A.Intellectual Property Organizations and other Associations
- American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) (2014APR25)
- Electronic Frontier Foundation (2014MAY09)
- Open Source Election Technology Foundation (2014MAY09)
- Public Knowledge (2014APR22)
- Women Impacting Public Policy (2014APR25)
B. Government Agencies
C. Academic and Research Institutions
- R Street Institute (2014APR24)
D. Law Firms
- Article One Partners (2014APR28)
- Google, Inc. (2014APR28)
- IBM Corporation. (2014APR22)
- Patexia (2014MAY09)
- Pomcor (2014APR21)