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Landslide® January/February 2018

Volume 10 Issue 3  


Intellectual Property

Strategic Predictions: Leveraging Art Unit Allowance Rates to Drive the Selection of Appeal Decision Makers

Appeal-entry decisions are often burdensome. While a significant portion of appellants quickly exit the appeal cycle with positive results, most appellants remain in the cycle with large time and money investments. An optimized strategy for navigating appeal-entry decisions would greatly benefit applicants. The empirically supported strategies discussed in this article show that data analytics in prosecution can make an easy solution out of a large problem.