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Mike Mudrow


Norton Rose Fulbright

Mike Mudrow is an Associate in Norton Rose Fulbright’s Intellectual Property practice and is based in Dallas. His practice focuses on patent prosecution and inter partes review at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Recent Articles by Mike Mudrow

Tips for Using AI Tools After the USPTO’s Recent Guidance for Practitioners

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently released new guidance for practitioners using artificial intelligence (AI)-based tools. The guidance primarily serves as a reminder of longstanding requirements and best practices for patent and trademark practitioners. For example, patent practitioners have a duty of candor and good faith to the USPTO and a duty of confidentiality to their clients. The guidance does not announce any new law or rule regarding practicing before the Office;  rather, it provides some insight into how the Office expects practitioners to operate when incorporating AI-based tools into their practice.