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Patents: Frequently Asked Questions

Patents: Frequently Asked Questions

Ference & Associates is a IP boutique law firm whose practice is limited to patents, trademarks and copyrights. We frequently get asked questions about the many aspects of the patent process. While there are a multitude of intricacies that we could dive into, the...
What is the Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance (PEG)?

What is the Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance (PEG)?

Subject matter eligibility guidance explains how the United States Patent Trade Office (USPTO) personnel including patent examiners should evaluate claims for patent subject matter eligibility under 35 U.S. Code, Section §101. The USPTO will reject a patent...