Post-Prosecution Pilot

The Post-Prosecution Pilot (“P3”) Program closed today, January 12, at the end of its six-month run.  According to the USPTO, all of the technology centers met their limit of 200 requests, except for TC1600 (Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry), which had 141. As previously discussed on... read more
The USPTO has created a new option for patent applicants who receive a rejection in a final Office Action – the Post-Prosecution Pilot (“P3”). Like the Pre-Appeal Brief Conference Pilot Program, in P3 the applicant files a short response (no more than five pages) to be considered by a panel of... read more