The new website Found Persuasive looks to be an excellent addition to the online patent discussion. The authors promise a practical discussion of “patent prosecution strategies and templates for the patent practitioner. Patent attorneys Michael Leonard, Jared Olson, and Sheetal Patel are the authors.
The ReexamCenter is full of practical information about Reexamination Issues. The new site is run by Robert Sterne’s team at Sterne Kessler.
Professor Ho at Loyola (Chicago) sent in information about an upcoming event: IP Day in Chicago on November 3.
The PTO Central Reexamination Unit (CRU) has a new website design and updated statistics.
USPTO Ombudsman: The PTO has invited public comment on its Ombudsman Pilot Program. The program is intended to create a direct-line of communication for applicants who believe that their applications are being improperly examined. e9-25798.pdf.