By Joseph P. Boos Patent Term Adjustment (PTA) is additional time added to the term of a patent based on delays by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)… read more

By Joseph P. Boos and Kelly L. Hoffman The United States Supreme Court’s decision in TC Heartland jolted the IP law community by displacing long-standing Federal Circuit precedent and leaving… read more

By Wesley T. McMichael and Jamie K. Unger THE COLLABORATIVE SEARCH PILOT PROGRAM  [1] In an attempt to expedite and promote the quality of patent application examination, the United States Patent… read more

By Michael F. Snyder and Kelly L. Hoffman Every so often, intellectual property law leaps from the backrooms of scientific exploration, labs ripe with technological advancement, or the worn desks of learned… read more