The United States is a popular and frequently important country in which to pursue patent protection. For that reason, internationally based attorneys and agents should be aware of some important information regarding prosecuting PCT applications in the United States.
When working with a client who has a pending PCT application and wishes to secure protection in the United States, there are two primary strategies: file a "bypass" application directly with the USPTO; or enter the United States National Phase. Fish & Tsang can provide you with the expertise and knowledge required to successfully leverage a PCT application into United States patent protection.
In this blog you will learn about:
(1) Filing a "bypass" application directly in the United States.
(2) Entering the United States National Phase.
(3) Basic claim strategy.