The deadline to submit comments regarding the proposed patent rule changes is May 3, 2006. The changes relate to claiming practices and continuation practice which may limit the scope of your patent. These proposed changes have real life impact on patents and how businesses will procure and use patents in the future.
The proposed rule changes, ways of submitting comments and viewing comments submitted by others may be viewed by clicking the following link: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/pac/dapp/opla/presentation/focuspp.html.
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