Peer to Patent, Patentdagen 2008

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Presentation om Peer to Patent från Patentdagen 2008. Thanks to Susan Murray.
Improve Patent Quality: Join the Peer-to-Patent Pilot!
http://www.peertopatent.org/

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Peer to Patent, Patentdagen 2008

  1. 1. US Peer to Patent Pilot Patentdagen 2008 Stockholm, Sweden Mikael Haglund Country Technical Executive, IBM Svenska AB Mikael.haglund@se.ibm.com April 2008
  2. 2. The patent system meets open collaboration Bringing the power of many (the public) to help one (the patent examiner) via the Internet Connecting the scientific community to patent examination 2 April 2008
  3. 3. 3 April 2008
  4. 4. Third Party Submissions of Prior Art Today Rare because: ► Lack of awareness of published patent applications ► Lack of awareness of ability to submit prior art And also: ► Cannotsubmit comments with prior art ► Presumption of validity if patent issues anyway Opportunity presented by convergence of: ► Publication of patent applications ► Internet communications ► Emergence of collaborative communities 4 April 2008
  5. 5. The Project Web-based system connecting public peers to patent examiners Project leadership: Professor Beth Simone Noveck Institute for Information Law & Policy NY Law School Resources ► Company and foundation support ► Professional and student team 5 April 2008
  6. 6. 6 April 2008
  7. 7. The Pilot Began June 15, 2007 with consent/waiver by participating patent applicants ~1 year period to submit new apps to pilot 250 published patent applications from USPTO Tech Center 2100 (software) 4 month comment period 10 best prior art references forwarded to patent examiner with commentary Examination advanced to top of examiner queue 7 April 2008
  8. 8. 8 April 2008
  9. 9. Patent Applications in the Pilot as of April 2, 2008 The following entities have consented to public comment via the pilot upon at least one of their patent applications: IBM GE Intel HP Sun Microsystems Microsoft Red Hat Softwired AG Yahoo Intension, Inc. Roland Pulfer Blaise Mouttet Jeffrey Dean Lindsay Informed Control Inc. International Characters 9 April 2008
  10. 10. Peer Participation as of April 2, 2008 Page views – 237,484 Visitors – 41,433 Registered users – 1,989 Prior art references submitted – 173 Countries/territories - 133 Comments posted – 397 10 April 2008
  11. 11. Final Thoughts and More Information Remember the purpose of a pilot! You are invited to participate ► Pilot system site: http://peertopatent.org ► Project web site: http://dotank.nyls.edu/communitypatent See Peer to Patent: Collective Intelligence, Open Review, and Patent Reform Beth Simone Noveck Harvard Journal of Law & Technology Volume 20, Number 1 Fall, 2006 Pages 123-162 See Open Collaboration is Medicine for Our Ailing Patent System Manny W. Schecter BNA Patent, Trademark, & Copyright Journal Volume 72, Number 1790 October, 20, 2006 Pages 682-685 11 April 2008
  12. 12. Kompletterande bakgrundsinfo: 12 April 2008

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