Nintendo’s IP portfolio is full of colorful patents–ranging from banana rubbing to rigging Mario Kart races. But equally interesting (at least, for patent data nerds) is the high percentage of applications that landed with green examiners. “Green” examiners are those examiners who issue patents quickly, with a low office action to allowance ratio. Chris and Megan discuss the prosecution strategy implications of being assigned a green examiner, as well as the importance of aiming your application towards groups of examiners that have more green than red.

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