What You Need to Know About Patents and Prior Art

Your intellectual property and concepts are often more precious than any other of your resources. Hence, understandably, you need to protect your big idea. But, how do you go about protecting it? What with all the talk about patents being a costly, complex, and time-consuming process it might seem a big burden on a young […]

Dr. Nirmal Basi, Patent Examiner with USPTO, is the new US Branch Consultant for TTC

TT Consultants cordially welcomes Dr. Nirmal S. Basi as our US Branch Consultant. With a PhD in Biochemistry, Dr. Basi is a registered patent examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and has published numerous peer reviewed journal articles while he was a research scientist at the National Institutes of Health. He has been a […]

USPTO Launches New Glossary Pilot Program to Promote Patent Claim Clarity

On March 27, 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) introduced the Glossary Pilot Program, which is intended to study how the inclusion of a glossary section in a patent specification at the time of filing improves the clarity of the patent claims and facilitates examination.  Under this pilot program, computer-related inventions that would be […]