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Will the filing of U.S. non-provisional, utility patent applications stop increasing before 2012?

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Yes

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Predicted: 94.42%

Actual: 100.00%

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December 01, 2012 @ 07:33am PST

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wstritt   •   Sat Oct 27 2012 at 08:30am PDT

Free Inkle Alert – Market should have been cashed out at 100 some time in 2010.

RDW   •   Mon Sep 26 2011 at 09:08am PDT

2009 224,912 231,194 ( 50.7 ) 456,106 2008 231,588 224,733 ( 49.2 ) 456,321

Indeed as wstritt says, in 2009 both US as total Utility decreased. So question should be closed, since point 2 has happened.

wstritt   •   Sat Dec 18 2010 at 02:48pm PST

Easy Inkles here unless someone uh-oh’s out. Utility applications per cited source were 456,106 in 2009, a whopping 215 lower than the 456,321 in 2008. Looks like the answer was Yes…a while ago.

http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/us_stat.pdf

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