Content tagged "Initiatives"

Patents for Humanity awards ceremony

November 27, 2018 America/New York
Patents for Humanity is the USPTO’s awards competition recognizing innovators who use game-changing technology to meet global humanitarian challenges. Awards are given in five...

After Final Consideration Pilot 2.0

The After Final Consideration Pilot 2.0 (AFCP 2.0) is part of the USPTO's on-going efforts towards compact prosecution and increased collaboration between examiners and...

First Cybersecurity Partnership Meeting

November 14, 2014 America/New York
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is pleased to announce its first Partnership meeting with the cybersecurity and network security community. The Cybersecurity...

Patent Quality event materials and presentations

Below are materials and presentations from past events. Visit the Updates section on our Patent Quality page to learn more on USPTO efforts to continuously increase patent quality....

Design Patent Publication Quality

The Design Publication Quality program was created as a patent quality advancement to improve the image quality of published design patents. The USPTO received feedback that the...