Since the year 2000, there have been major shifts in law, policy, and the technological landscape that have had profound impacts on patent prosecution practice at the USPTO. Although we often focus our analytics on small corners of the USPTO, we wanted to pull back the curtain to reveal a few USPTO-wide and Tech Center-specific prosecution trends.
These pages are intended to be a general resource for patent prosecutors to use as a bird's-eye view of the state of patent prosecution trends across the USPTO and in specific Tech Centers.
Check back often, as we will periodically update this information and add new charts and graphs to bring you even more groundbreaking insights. Even better: