TheAge: Quicker, cheaper solutions needed for patent law
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 27 Nov 2008 14:04
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
A further possibility, which is being trialled in the US in relation to software patents, is to expose patent applications to comment from those in industry. This would enable interested players to draw prior art to the attention of the examiner, and potentially also to identify ambiguity or lack of clarity. This would presumably assist examiners greatly in dealing with complex and new technologies.
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