Memberships [ 2 ] [+]
Activity Stream [+]
Ideas Contributed [ 1 ] [+]
I am an examiner at the USPTO and have already submitted this idea via the internal ideascale site, where it is currently awaiting moderator approval, but it is relevant to this discussion so I will repost. The response I have seen in the patent blogosphere to the 11 questions put out by the office indicates that many practitioners view the practice of incentivizing examiners to close prosecution as a primary culprit, ...more »
Voting on Ideas
Vote for your favorite ideas by clicking on the up arrow.To undo an upvote, simply click the arrow again. This second click removes your vote.