Patent Prosecution

Utilize comprehensive data to gain strategic insight for smarter patent prosecution.

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Taking Patent Analytics to the Next Level

Maintaining Healthy Patent Portfolios

How to Effectively Respond to a 103 Rejection

Patent practitioners need to move beyond a one-size-fits all prosecution strategy. Every patent practitioner has been the victim of a 103 rejection that just will not go away. Getting a 103 rejection is both common—a vast majority of patent applications at the USPTO...

How to Assess Your Request for Continued Examination

Historical patent data and patent analysis tools can help practitioners and applicants determine whether filing an RCE is a wise decision. Request a free two-day trial of LexisNexis PatentAdvisor® A patent practitioner may need to file a Request for Continued...

Patent Nostalgia and the Game Boy Comeback

The most reliable way to forecast Nintendo’s future may be to look at its own patent prosecution history. History repeats itself, but sometimes we have to wait for technology to improve before we can imitate the past. That is the story of Nintendo’s most recent...

Nintendo Patents for Improving Quality of Life

Who would have thought that waking up to Nintendo could be good for you? We will have to continue waiting patiently for the scientific community to prove the benefits of morning video games, but in the meantime, Nintendo Co Ltd. and Panasonic Corp. are...

Webinar: Engineering Patent Applications to Avoid Alice

Increase your odds of a favorable patent prosecution. With some effort and planning it is possible to direct a patent application to a more likely favorable Art Unit within the USPTO, which will substantially raise the odds of a favorable (and more cost-efficient)...

Inspecting the Hotel Room of the Future

Patent analytics tools give a clue to what we might expect in the coming years Ever wonder how future hotels will differ from those today? The “Business Productivity Room” patented on June 19th, 2018 offers a glimpse into how major hotel players envision providing...

Taking Coffee Delivery to New Heights

People need coffee and they need it now. International Business Machine Corporation (IBM) is doing what they can to reduce the number of tired eyes and heavy feet that move about each day. Here is a look at the IBM patent prosecution for coffee drone delivery. IBM was...

General Motors Goes Active for Aerodynamics

In its 110-year lifespan, the Detroit-based General Motors (GM) has owned many wildly successful automotive brands, including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC and many others. Despite some rough terrain in 2009 when the American corporation filed bankruptcy, GM has...

Maintaining a Clean Patent Portfolio

Few companies are as well known for their prolific innovation as Dyson Appliances Ltd. The British technology company has been wildly successful in providing household and commercial products that had previously been around in some form for decades, including vacuum...

Pop Culture Patents: Uber Seeks Drunken Rider Recognition

Uber is no stranger to controversy. From regulatory disputes to employment issues, the company seems to push the envelope continually and, as a result, shape the way we go about our day-to-day lives for better or for worse. Surprisingly, their most recent...

Art Unit Investigation: Electric Vehicles

Global warming and our need for alternative fuel sources have been hot topics for conversation in society for decades now, and perhaps one of the more recognizable changes these issues have brought about can be seen in the automotive industries. Toyota® has been...

Aggressive Patent Prosecution

Patent prosecution can sometimes feel both passive and reactive. After a patent application is drafted, prepped, and submitted to the USPTO, a lot of waiting occurs. First, you wait briefly for an acknowledgment from the USPTO, then you wait for months to be contacted...

A Perfect Match for the Facebook Dating Patent

 A PERFECT MATCH: LexisNexis PatentAdvisor® and PatentAdvisor ETA™ Even if you don’t have a social media account that you check several times daily, there is no mistaking the prevalence of Facebook®, Twitter®, LinkedIn® and numerous other sites in our lives. Facebook...

How to Be a Patent Prosecution Triple Threat

The best patent professionals are diligent at all stages of patent prosecution. Patent practitioners must be able to find as much pertinent patent information as possible, know how to interpret the information they uncover and know how to use that information to...

Five Reasons Why ETA™ is the Best Predictor of Examiner Behavior

Patent prosecution analytics have proven to be tremendously valuable to patent practitioners looking to optimize their patent prosecution strategies and minimize costs for their clients. Used as guideposts, commonly utilized patent metrics, such as a patent examiner’s...

Webinar: The Art of Winning in Patent Litigation – A Conversation

What You’ll Learn in This On-Demand Webinar HOW TO DRIVE YOUR ARGUMENTS Discover how to provide comprehensive intrinsic and extrinsic evidence to drive your claim construction arguments. HOW TO PINPOINT ERRORS Learn how to pinpoint fatal section 112 errors, identify...

Defensive Prosecution Monitoring with LexisNexis® PAIR Watch

Sports enthusiasts know that defense wins championships, but it is no less critical when it comes to business. Patent protection plays an essential role in any business's defensive strategy by preventing its competitors from making, using, or selling the valuable...

Better Patent Prosecution With PatentAdvisor ETA™

LexisNexis PatentAdvisor® patent prosecution tools are consistently on the cutting edge of prosecution analysis and strategy. Patent practitioners with access to PatentAdvisor™ use actionable USPTO patent data to anticipate and react to prosecution obstacles with far...

Maintaining Healthy Patent Portfolios

How healthy is your company's patent portfolio? Many large companies take a shotgun approach to patent prosecution - relying on numerous patent applications and sheer force to take each patent application from filing to grant. However, with so many...

Webinar: The Patent Department of the Future

A perfect storm has caused in-house patent counsel to do more with less, lowering costs while increasing corporate asset value. If you continue to do things the way you always have, you could be...

Taking Patent Analytics to the Next Level

When Chris Holt created the "Examiner Allowance Rate" metric for what would become LexisNexis PatentAdvisor® over 10 years ago, it was a breakthrough innovation in the area of patent prosecution. For the first time, IP attorneys and other patent professionals had...

Pop Culture Patents: Samsung’s Flying Display

Launched initially as a trading company, South Korea’s Samsung has managed to innovate and reinvent itself time and again since being founded eighty years ago on March 1, 1938. Since it opened its doors, Samsung has survived and thrived throughout several phases of...

Data Analytics Take Flight in the 2018 Winter Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games are underway in PyeongChang and viewers are once again captivated as the world’s best athletes compete for Olympic gold. So much talent and patriotism is packed into only a few short weeks that it takes little time to get lost in the...

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