Meiqiang Cui

Meiqiang Cui is a Staffer for the Columbia Science and Technology Law Review. She is a 2L at Columbia Law School.

Reducing Patent Backlog by International Cooperation

Patent backlog in recent years has become a serious problem for the USPTO. In 2011, the patent backlog amounts 640,491. According to the patent Director David Kappos, the goal is to have the patent load down to about 330,000 by 2015, with an average process taking about 20 months. Patent backlog poses serious obstacles for [...]