Report: PTO Program for Blocking Issuance of Applications “Disproportionately Targeted Individual and Small Entity Inventors”

The American Center for Equitable Treatment has analyzed data concerning the PTO’s secret “Sensitive Application Warning System” that the agency used to flag applications to block their issuance and finds that “applications of individual and small entity inventors were disproportionately affected by the SAWS program by a factor of six compared to their relative proportion to large entity applications.”

Read the full analysis here.