Update on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) updated the 2019 Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance (2019 PEG) promulgated in January.   This update (10-2019 PEG Update) provides yet further explanation and clarity on how the USPTO analyzes...

AFCP 2.0 Extended

On September 23, 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced that the After Final Consideration Pilot 2.0 (AFCP 2.0) has been extended through September 30, 2020. AFCP 2.0 is part of the USPTO’s on-going efforts towards compact...