• Summary of Global Initiatives for Accelerated Examination of Cleantech Patent Applications
  • July 22, 2010 | Authors: Lori M. Brandes; Peter A. Jackman
  • Law Firm: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. - Washington Office
  • In an effort to promote the development and commercialization of technologies that conserve natural resources or reduce negative environmental impact, patent offices in the U.S. and around the world are adopting strategies to expedite the examination of patent applications pertaining to such “green” technologies. Printed below is a quick list of the nations with such initiatives.