Correction of Inventorship Petitions

IPLA – International Patent Legal Administration
OPAP – Office of Patent Application Processing

OPET – Office of Petitions
TC – Technology Center

Generally Available

Petition Type

Avg. Days Pending of Decided Petitions

Grant Rate Percentage

Deciding Office

ePetition Option

311 - For Correction of Inventorship for Applications when Filed with Another Petition Handled by OPETNONENONEOPET 
313 - For Filing Application Without One or More Inventors16338%*OPET 
519 - Rule 1.182 - Inventor Name Change, Order of Inventor, Atty/Assignee Name Change10782%OPET 
634 - To Correct Inventorship in a Patent not in Interference (37 CFR 1.324, MPEP 1481.02)1100%*TC 
635 - To Change an Inventorship in an Application (37 CFR 1.48)Not AvailableNot AvailableOPAP 
636 - To Change Inventorship in a Patent (37 CFR 1.324, MPEP 1481.02)NONENONE*TC 


Prior to Examination

Petition Type

Avg. Days Pending of Decided Petitions

Grant Rate Percentage

Deciding Office

ePetition Option

277 - To Decide Matters Regarding Inventorship In National Stage - 37 CFR 1.497(d)  82100%*IPLA 

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*Infrequently Filed Petition
 

This is a 12 Month Rolling Average.

The data is current as of October 1, 2020 and is updated quarterly.