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Submission + - Patent Reform from USPTO on Claims & Continuan (patenthawk.com)

Patent-Monkey writes: "The Patent Hawk reports: While Congress considers the Patent Reform Act of 2007 and the Supreme Court has already chimed in with KSR, the USPTO has come up with its own methods to crack down on process abuses by putting forth restrictions on the number of claims each patent application can have as well as the number of continuations, or extensions, that can be made from each application."

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