WSJ: Patent Fast Track Proposed by USPTO
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Date: 03 Jun 2010 19:22
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Inventors frustrated with waiting for a decision on their applications from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) may soon be able to pay for expedited review under a proposal to be announced Thursday. USPTO chief David Kappos is proposing a new three-track system for patent applications that would allow applicants to pay an undisclosed amount on top of the standard $1,090 filing fee to jump to the front of the line for expedited reviews.
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