USPTO announces COVID-19 pilot program

The new USPTO initiative appeared just a couple of days ago, but it seems to me that this is of interest not only before me. The current situation with the pandemic has long demanded accelerated action. I read back in the spring about various companies seeking to speed up the investment process, in cases where the innovation is directly related to the fight against the pandemic. As a rule, this concerned speeding up the interview process and making a decision on investment within 48 hours. The latest initiative of the Patent Department is a completely different level and approach. This is…