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Predict the Likelihood of Winning the Examiner Lottery

See how examiner variability impacts your pending patent applications with the Examiner Lottery Framework™.

The future of patent prosecution has arrived

To navigate the patent examiner variability that exists at every level of the Patent Office, now you can easily see how the variability impacts your pending patent applications. The proprietary metrics in LexisNexis PatentAdvisor® will help you predict the likelihood of winning the examiner lottery for your application.

PatentAdvisor Examiner Time Allocation (PatentAdvisor ETA™)

The color-coded PatentAdvisor ETA™ is the single most informative way to predict patent examiner behavior. Examiners are categorized as red, yellow, or green, and the color is tied to the level of difficulty associated with getting a patent granted with that type of examiner.

ETA Distribution

ETA Distribution

This metric demonstrates examiner variability by allowing you to see the exact number of each type of examiner in any USPTO defined group of examiners – tech center, tech center groups, or art unit.

Lottery Map™

This visual representation shows you the likelihood of being assigned to a specific type of examiner. When used with the Tech Center Navigator (formerly PathWays™), you can effectively target tech center groups where you are more likely to be assigned to a green examiner for any specific patent application.

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