Patent Family Planning According to the USPTO -What It Means for VCs


Palo Alto, CA

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently published a significant rule change package designed to make the US patent examination process more effective and efficient. The new rules will become effective on November 1, 2007.  The VIP group is hosting a seminar to address the following topics:

  • What are the new rules?
  • What do they mean to the VCs?
  • How do the rules impact the portfolio companies?




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