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Nov 25, 2018

In this episode I go through the mechanics of how to mark up any claims that you have amended.  Know how to properly use underlining, strikethroughs, and double brackets to tell the examiner what exactly has changed and what has remained the same since the last set of claims.

Nov 18, 2018

When you amend claims, you can't just send a new set of claims to the patent examiner and ask for a reconsideration, you have to identify and mark up your claims in a specific way. In this episode I discuss how to identify claims that have undergone some kind of change from the original claims.

Nov 11, 2018

In this episode I go through how to respond to obviousness rejections by using secondary considerations.  Secondary considerations for non-obviousness include reasons for patentability, including: commercial success, long felt but unsolved need, failure of others, skepticism by experts, praise by others, teaching away,...

Nov 4, 2018

If the the Patent Office sends you an rejection based on obviousness, how should you respond? If the combination of previous products still don't have all the the features of your invention, then you might want to consider using the All Limitations/Elements Test in your response. Listen to find out how!