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Expedited Handling of Ex Parte Patent Appeals Now Available from the USPTO

Posted on Jul 2, 2020 in News

Effective July 2, 2020, expedited resolution of ex parte patent appeals became available by petition for a limited number of appellants each quarter pursuant to the Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the USPTO has set a target of issuing a decision within six months from the date the petition is granted and the ex parte appeal is entered into the pilot program. The official fee for the petition is $400.

by David M. Tener

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