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.

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