It’s every IP legal practice’s worst nightmare — missing a filing deadline. But it happens. IP prosecution teams are staffed by humans — and therefore run the risk of human error.
Most IP prosecution teams are keenly aware of this and have come up with a patchwork of processes to try to prevent mistakes.
I’d like to share my latest thinking and general
recommendations on how to build safeguards
to protect your clients, your IP prosecution teams, and your IP lawyers from inadvertently making costly mistakes.