United States Patent and Trademark Office June 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Additional Period for Comments on Deferred Examination for Patent Applications
Document Number: E9-14154
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) conducted a roundtable to obtain public input on deferral of examination for patent applications, and invited the public to submit written comments on issues raised at the roundtable or on any issue pertaining to deferral of examination. The USPTO is providing an additional comment period so that members of the public may submit additional comments on any issue pertaining to deferral of examination, and may also submit comments in reply to the comments on deferred examination that the USPTO has already received.