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    Wenderoth's COVID-19 ResponseMarch 16, 2020

    As we are all facing the uncertainty created by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), our focus at Wenderoth is the safety and well-being of our employees and clients, as well as providing our clients with continuing,…

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    Congratulations to Peter Jay On Becoming a Wenderoth PartnerJanuary 1, 2020

    Wenderoth is pleased to announce the promotion of Peter Jay to partner, effective January 1, 2020. Peter is a registered patent attorney in the firm's chemical and pharmaceutical practice group. Having a technical background and an…

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    Federal Circuit Finds USPTO’s PTA Reduction Rule Contrary to the PTA StatuteFebruary 25, 2019

    I. Summary By statute, the USPTO has authority to make a patent term adjustment (“PTA”) to account for delays caused by the USPTO during prosecution. See 35 U.S.C. §§ 154(b)(1)(A)-(C). However, the PTA is reduced when…

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    USPTO Issues Procedure to Request PTA Recalculation for Erroneous IDS DeductionDecember 7, 2018

    I. Summary For years, the USPTO’s patent term adjustment (“PTA”) computer program has been unable to properly calculate PTA when an information disclosure statement (“IDS”) had been filed with a 30-day safe harbor statement under 37…