When & How to File IDS?

At every stage of patent prosecution, the applicant needs to disclose the relevant information found in the patent application/invention. Here comes the need to understand and learn about the time periods and procedure to file IDS. According to the U.S. patent law, 37 C.F.R. 1.56, it is not a compulsion to perform a search of[…]

Information Disclosure Form: Top 10 Critical Aspects

An information disclosure form is a type of form which is used to submit all relevant invention details to the USPTO as a duty of disclosure. It is a kind of documentation of the invention, which is considered as a sensible duty towards USPTO for disclosing every detail about the invention, to earn patentability. The duty[…]