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COVID-Related U.S. Patents Get Fast Track for Small Business, Bloomberg Law

May 08, 2020

Morgan Lewis partner Christopher Halliday spoke with Bloomberg Law for an article about how small businesses are navigating the US patent process during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the article, he discussed how businesses are planning to utilize a new program that will take as few as six months for patent approval. “They’re trying to do as much as they can to spur innovation,” said Christopher referring to the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). “The fast-track process is geared toward “the small entities and micro-entities -- your garage inventors, if you will -- the innovation engine in a lot of ways,” he added.

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