These are documents received from the U.S Patent Office, after a filing has been made, that truly form the negotiation of claim scope for patent applications.
The Patent Office prefers narrow claim scope, but inventors need broad claim scope to protect their industry segment stake, as well as protect against possible future litigation.
With the experience and insight of a former Patent Examiner and Patent Attorney, we can deftly find the often narrow pathway to advance our client’s IP protection.
Receiving a Notice of Allowance is a happy event!
However, it is very important that before the Allowance fee is paid, a close final review of the claims and specification is done to ensure that no mistakes or errors have crept in along the way. Correcting errors in issued patents becomes much more costly and time-consuming.