44: Can I Please Get A New Patent Examiner?
Megan discusses the challenges of getting a new examiner by filing a continuation application. In spite of the difficulties, this strategy has worked for some attorneys with the right tools—including LexisNexis PathWays™. PathWays predicts which group of examiners an application will be assigned to, and helps guide users toward more favorable assignments. Using this tool, Megan works through the ideation process for an example continuation filing aimed at getting a different examiner.