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by plonkarchivist
Tue Jan 30, 2024 2:31 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Number of Patent applications by firm
Replies: 4
Views: 3118

Re: Number of Patent applications by firm

In my view, the priority date serves as a valuable metric for assessing a company's research and development commitment by calculating the number of patent applications filed within a specific timeframe. This date represents the initial filing or claimed priority date of a patent application, provid...
by plonkarchivist
Mon Jan 22, 2024 4:41 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: international preliminary examination
Replies: 6
Views: 1910

Re: international preliminary examination

If the search report initially determines that an invention is not unitary and this decision is based on the original claims, it is possible for the preliminary search report to be reconsidered if amended claims are submitted. The amended claims might address the unity of the invention, and the pate...