Patent Related Notices - 2019

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Closing of the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 (23Dec2019)        
Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program Between the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (06Dec2019)        
Updated Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program Between the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the National Institute of Industrial Property of Brazil (02Dec2019)        
United States Postal Service Interruption and Emergency under 35 U.S.C. 21(a) (25Oct2019) 1469 OG 132 10DEC2019    
Changes to Requirements for Orthodox Crop Seed Deposits at the Provasoli-Guillard National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota (NCMA) at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences (22Oct2019) 1468 OG 205 19NOV2019    
Updated Legal Framework for Patent Electronic System (18Oct2019) 1468 OG 203 19NOV2019 84 FR 56803 23OCT2019
October 2019 Patent Eligibility Guidance Update (11Oct2019) [MORE INFORMATION] 1468 OG 206 19NOV2019 84 FR 55942 18OCT2019
Patent Term Adjustment Reductions in View of the Federal Circuit Decision in Supernus Pharm., Inc. v. Iancu (25Sep2019)     84 FR 53090 04OCT2019
Eliminating Unnecessary Regulations (19Sep2019)     84 FR 51977 01OCT2019
Request for Comments on Patenting Artificial Intelligence Inventions (27Sep2019)     84 FR 51522 30SEP2019
United States Postal Service Interruption and Emergency under 35 U.S.C. 21(a) (18Sep2019) 1467 OG 218 15OCT2019    
Increase of the Annual Limit on Accepted Requests for Track I Prioritized Examination (27Aug2019)     84 FR 45907 03SEP2019
Request for Comments on Patenting Artificial Intelligence Inventions (21Aug2019)     84 FR 44889 27AUG2019
Patent Term Adjustment Procedures in View of the Federal Circuit Decision in Supernus Pharm., Inc. v. Iancu (03May2019) 1463 OG 126 11JUN2019 84 FR 20343 09MAY2019
Changes to Pre-Examination Notices (16Apr2019) 1462 OG 121 14MAY2019    
New Web System for Ordering Certified Copies of Patent and Trademark Documents (07Mar2019) 1461 OG 61 02APR2019    
Closing of the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 (01Mar2019) 1460 OG 262 26MAR2019    
Changes to Requirements for Seed Deposits at American Type Culture Collection and Advanced Notice of Change to Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (01Mar2019) 1460 OG 263 26MAR2019    
Expiration of the Extended Missing Parts Pilot Program (18Jan2019) 1459 OG 241 26FEB2019 84 FR 411 28JAN2019
Extension of the Cancer Immunotherapy Pilot Program (18Jan2019) 1459 OG 239 26FEB2019 84 FR 411 28JAN2019
Closing of the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Monday, January 14, 2019 (16Jan2019) 1459 OG 117 12FEB2019