Tips from Experts: For Better IDS Management

  Eliminate Unnecessary Cost: 1. Review the materiality to the patentability of existing claims: It is important to review the reference for materiality to the patentability of existing claims by the attorneys/applicant before the submission. Also, perform a good prior-art or pre-filing search to identify all the relevant references and cite them, which can avoid RCE fee at the notice of allowance stage. 2. File the IDS within the first three months: An IDS can be filed at no extra cost within 3 months from the filing date of a national/original application (other than a continued prosecution application) or before

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MaxVal’s PAIR Uploader – An Easy Tool to Upload Documents for IDS filing

PAIR Uploader (Beta) is a desktop application designed to allow users to upload their EFS ready documents in bulk into PAIR.  The tool obviates the need to upload documents one by one, thereby simplifying IDS filings. In addition, the PAIR Uploader (Beta) is also integrated with our Max-Insight suite of tools. Once you have installed the tool, select the appropriate document type and category and then click “Submit”. After the initial setup, users can drag and drop EFS ready documents into corresponding category folders and the tool will upload the documents. Key Features With PAIR Uploader (Beta), now paralegals can Follow simple

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