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TTC newsletter volume 8 Features

HEADLINES INDIA File Foreign Application Prosecution History with Indian Patent Office • India Plans Price Controls for Patented Drugs • Indian Technology Companies Sharpen Focus on Patents • India Ranks 12 in Global Innovation Index; Germany, Japan in Lead • Indian Generics in Need of Policy Tonic • India Emerging One of World’s Best Legal […]

The American Invents act – First to file (March 16, 2013)

On Saturday, March sixteen, 2013, the “first-inventor-to-file” provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (“AIA”) will go into effect. The act will update the current “first-to-invent” process to “first-to-file” patent system. Under the new law, the defination for prior art will expand dramatically and any prior art from before the filing date can be used to […]