Friday, September 10, 2010


Those of you who know me well know that in the past I have harped on patent office statistics like pendency and backlogs.  I think they are important - central, critical even - to understanding how patent law functions in a country. 

Well, the USPTO has certainly taken the idea of transparency in such matters to heart.  Check THIS out.

So, CIPO...  when can we expect a similar level of disclosure?  ;) 

(adding a comparison of CIPO stats to USPTO stats for corresponding applications would be nice too...)

1 comment:

The Mad Hatter said...

Probably in the 22nd century. And it will probably be the 23rd century before it works properly.