The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will be offering the next webinar in its Patent Quality Chat webinar series from 12:00 to 1:00 pm (ET) on April 11, 2017. Daniel Sullivan, Director, Technology Center 1600, and Eddie Leftkowitz, Director, Technology Center 2100, will discuss "Examination Time Analysis." The presenters will discuss examination time goals, which vary by technology and represent the average amount of time a patent examiner is expected to spend examining an application, and the use of examination time goals in the USPTO's production system.
Instructions for viewing the webinar can be found here.
Additional information regarding the Patent Quality Chat webinar series can be found on the USPTO's Patent Quality Chat webpage.