Fast Track Patent Examination
Reforms are expected to reduce the time and cost required to process small generator requests for Interconnection Customers while maintaining reliability, increasing energy supply, and removing barriers to the development of...more
The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has responded to concerns over the time and cost of UK trade mark opposition proceedings with the introduction of a new fast track opposition procedure. The fast track comes into...more
Following passage of the America Invents Act, the US Patent Office now provides ways to fast track or accelerate patent examination. In this video, Michael V. Messinger, director at the intellectual property law firm Sterne,...more
In two significant transmission orders, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) adopted guidelines for allocating capacity on new merchant and participant-funded transmission projects and proposed reforms to...more
On January 17, 2013, FERC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) that would revise the pro forma Small Generator Interconnection Procedures (SGIP) and Small Generator Interconnection Agreement (SGIA) in order to lessen...more
Proposed rule aims to reduce the time and cost involved in processing solar facility and other small generator requests.
On January 17, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) issued a Notice of...more