What the Applicant Can Do Before the RCE/Appeal Decision Point to Increase Efficiency of Prosecution
Presented by Michael K. Mutter
Cost of Prosecution
- The last 5 years the cost of prosecution has increased substantially.
- Average number of office actions per disposal
- 1998 - 2.28
- 2003 - 2.26
- 2008 - 2.91
- 29% increase in cost in 5yrs.