Patent Related Notices - 2024

TITLE* * active hyperlinks in this column retrieve USPTO documents posted prior to publication in the OG or Fed. Reg.OG CITEOG DATEFR CITEFR DATE
Guidance on Use of Artificial Intelligence-Based Tools in Practice Before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (05Apr2024)  89 FR 2560911APR2024
Signature Requirements Related to Acceptance of Electronic Signatures for Patent Correspondence (18Mar2024)  89 FR 2032122MAR2024
Resources for Examining Means-Plus-Function and Step-Plus-Function Claim Limitations (14Mar2024)  89 FR 1981720MAR2024
Extension of the First-Time Filer Expedited Examination Pilot Program (06Mar2024) [MORE INFORMATION]  89 FR 1744111MAR2024
USPTO AI/ET Partnership: Public Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property (05Mar2024) [MORE INFORMATION]  89 FR 1673408MAR2024
Updated Guidance for Making a Proper Determination of Obviousness (16Feb2024)  89 FR 1444927FEB2024
Inventorship Guidance for AI-assisted Inventions (05Feb2024) [MORE INFORMATION]  89 FR 1004313FEB2024
Relief Available to Patent and Trademark Applicants, Patentees, Reexamination Parties, and Registered Trademark Owners Affected by the Several Earthquake Impacting Japan (06Feb2024)

1520 OG 120

Closing of the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 (30Jan2024) 

1519 OG 327

Supplemental Guidance for Examination of Design Patent Applications Related to Computer-Generated Electronic Images, Including Computer-Generated Icons and Graphical User Interfaces [Correction] (23Jan2024)  89 FR 550629JAN2024
Guidelines for Assessing Enablement in Utility Applications and Patents in View of the Supreme Court Decision in Amgen Inc. et al. v. Sanofi et al. (21Dec2023)  

89 FR 1563


USPTO Public Engagement Partnership: Public Meeting Series to Enhance Outreach to the Public on Patent Policies and Procedures [MORE INFORMATION]  

89 FR 1556