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...

OGRP at INTA In Boston- May 2019

OGRP will be well represented at the INTA annual meeting in Boston this year.  The following lawyers will be there: Charles Ruggiero- Partner Terrence J. McAllister- Partner Ned McMahon- Partner John Yankovich- Partner Erica G. Dorsey- Partner Jeffrey J. Scepanski-...

IP Lecture at Fairfield University

John Yankovich, a patent partner will participate in a lecture program at Fairfield University on March 26 and April 2.  John will be presenting a two-part lecture titled “Introduction to Intellectual Property Law”.  The lectures will be presented to students from the...