Proposed Regulations for Submitting Patentee Statements to the USPTO

On January 5, 2012, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published proposed regulations for submitting patentee statements about the scope of the claims to the USPTO on or after September 16, 2012.  These proposed regulations can be found at Federal Register Volume 77, Number 3:

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About Bryan Wheelock

J.D., Washington University in St. Louis
B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Duke University

Bryan Wheelock’s practice includes preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications and drafting of intellectual property agreements, including non-compete agreements. He has brought and defended lawsuits in federal and state courts relating to intellectual property and has participated in seizures of counterfeit and infringing goods.

Bryan prepares and prosecutes U.S. and foreign patent applications for medical devices, mechanical and electromechanical devices, manufacturing machinery and processes, metal alloys and other materials. He also does a substantial amount of patentability searching, trademark availability searching and patent and trademark infringement studies.

In addition to his practice at Harness Dickey, Bryan is an Adjunct Professor at Washington University School of Law and Washington University School of Engineering.