Technology Center 1600 covers a variety of biotech, chemical, and pharmaceutical technologies, as well as plants and cosmetics. Its overall allowance rate is 51%, which is significantly lower than the USPTO's average of 71%. In terms of speed to disposition, it takes an average of 36.1 months to prosecute an application to disposition in TC 1600, which is nearly equal to the USPTO average of 35.8 months. Below is a ranking of the top 10 firms by allowance rate among IP Today's top patent firms.*

1600s Allowance Rates

1600s Allowance Rates

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*The allowance rate for Dentons does not include data from McKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP, which merged with Dentons in June 2015.

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