Jensen & Puntigam is proud to serve as part of the USPTO's external testing group for a video interview initiative. The goal of the program is to provide Examiners with a tool to enable remote interviews with video. It will allow Examiners and Applicants to share information and collaborate in real time. Jensen & Puntigam will participate in a virtual interview and provide feedback on the usability of the tool.
On Friday, Sep. 16, 2011 President Obama signed the "Leahy-Smith America Invents Act" into law. The changes include provisions moving the United States to a "first to file" system similar to that of most other nations.