Thursday, August 7, 2014

USPTO Patent Examiners Stressed Out!

In the article Inside the stressed-out, time-crunched patent examiner workforce, the Washington Post reports on what the patent community knows too well -- the emphasis on production quotas is stressing out US patent examiners. Until the USPTO can assess quality of examination and values it more than quantity of applications processed, there is no easy way out of the current environment.

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