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USPTO's New Process for Docketing Patent Applications to Examiners, and Claim Drafting Strategy

The art unit and patent examiner assigned to examine your client’s application are of critical importance to the success of prosecution. Recently, the USPTO has extensively changed the way patent applications are classified and assigned to specific art units and patent examiners. Drew Hirshfeld, Principal at Schwegman and recent Commissioner for Patents, will discuss the USPTO’s new classification and assignment process, and how applications can be drafted to prevent an incorrect classification and patent examiner assignment.

In this complimentary webinar, learn how the USPTO evaluates newly filed patent applications to assign them to specific technology areas and patent examiners. Understanding this process can assist with drafting your patent applications to facilitate effective and efficient prosecution. This webinar is important for any prosecuting patent attorney. Schwegman Principal Chris Palmisano will moderate.

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