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Cantor Colburn Client Alert: Post Prosecution Pilot Program – The P3

July 28, 2016

On July 11, 2016, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office initiated a Post-Prosecution Pilot Program (P3) to increase the interaction between applicants and the USPTO. The P3 offers a new alternative for responding to a final rejection and requires no additional fees.  The P3 Program may, under the right circumstances, facilitate subsequent prosecution at a lower cost than the filing of a Request for Continues Examination (RCE).

Please note that this Client Alert is for informational purposes only and is not legal advice.

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