On October 20-21, 2011 New York Law School and Queensland University of Technology convened for the Second Annual Prior Art Collaboration Conference hosted by the US Patent and Trademark Office. This second international meeting joined those interested in improving our patent systems to discuss what has been happening, the results of the various Peer To Patent pilots, the assessment of participating examiners and how to improve access to prior art through open access.
Participants included representatives of the U.S. Patent Office, the U.K. Patent Office, Institute of Intellectual Property in Japan, the World Intellectual Property Organizations, the European Patent Office, the Korean Intellectual Property Office and IP Australia as well as applicant companies, participating peer reviewers and academics.
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