Patent Related Notices - 2019

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Closing of the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 (23Dec2019)1471 OG 6404FEB2020  
Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program Between the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (06Dec2019)1471 OG 6304FEB2020  
Updated Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program Between the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the National Institute of Industrial Property of Brazil (02Dec2019)1471 OG 6204FEB2020  
United States Postal Service Interruption and Emergency under 35 U.S.C. 21(a) (25Oct2019)1469 OG 13210DEC2019  
Changes to Requirements for Orthodox Crop Seed Deposits at the Provasoli-Guillard National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota (NCMA) at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences (22Oct2019)1468 OG 20519NOV2019  
Updated Legal Framework for Patent Electronic System (18Oct2019)1468 OG 20319NOV201984 FR 5680323OCT2019
October 2019 Patent Eligibility Guidance Update (11Oct2019) [MORE INFORMATION]1468 OG 20619NOV201984 FR 5594218OCT2019
Patent Term Adjustment Reductions in View of the Federal Circuit Decision in Supernus Pharm., Inc. v. Iancu (25Sep2019)  84 FR 5309004OCT2019
Eliminating Unnecessary Regulations (19Sep2019)  84 FR 5197701OCT2019
Request for Comments on Patenting Artificial Intelligence Inventions (27Sep2019)  84 FR 5152230SEP2019
United States Postal Service Interruption and Emergency under 35 U.S.C. 21(a) (18Sep2019)1467 OG 21815OCT2019  
Increase of the Annual Limit on Accepted Requests for Track I Prioritized Examination (27Aug2019)  84 FR 4590703SEP2019
Request for Comments on Patenting Artificial Intelligence Inventions (21Aug2019)  84 FR 4488927AUG2019
Patent Term Adjustment Procedures in View of the Federal Circuit Decision in Supernus Pharm., Inc. v. Iancu (03May2019)1463 OG 12611JUN201984 FR 2034309MAY2019
Changes to Pre-Examination Notices (16Apr2019)1462 OG 12114MAY2019  
New Web System for Ordering Certified Copies of Patent and Trademark Documents (07Mar2019)1461 OG 6102APR2019  
Closing of the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 (01Mar2019)1460 OG 26226MAR2019  
Changes to Requirements for Seed Deposits at American Type Culture Collection and Advanced Notice of Change to Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (01Mar2019)1460 OG 26326MAR2019  
Expiration of the Extended Missing Parts Pilot Program (18Jan2019)1459 OG 24126FEB201984 FR 41128JAN2019
Extension of the Cancer Immunotherapy Pilot Program (18Jan2019)1459 OG 23926FEB201984 FR 41128JAN2019
Closing of the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Monday, January 14, 2019 (16Jan2019)1459 OG 11712FEB2019