As a service to you, the faithful readers of Anticipate This!™, below is a compilation of online resources relating to patent prosecution topics and intellectual property law in general. If you see any glaring omissions, or if you can think of any must-adds, please let us know.
We find a number of these resources quite useful in our daily practice, and we hope you will find them useful as well. Enjoy!
World Intellectual Property Organization:
Free Patent Retrieval and Searching:
JW Note: I also find the EPO’s Esp@cenet website to be particularly useful in this capacity, especially for non-U.S. patents and applications.
USPTO Patent Drawing Guide
Patent Term Calculators:
Court Opinion and Administrative Investigation Websites:
Free Legal Research: