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Annual Quota for US Track One Patent Applications Almost Reached

As of the end of July, approximately 8,700 requests for Track One Prioritized Examination have been filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Under the Track One program, the USPTO aims to provide a final disposition (e.g. a Notice of Allowance or a Final Office Action) for a pending utility patent application within about 12 months. A maximum of 12,000 Track One requests can be granted annually.

Read more about Track One Prioritized Examination here. Program statistics can be reviewed here.

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