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

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...

Patent Post Grant Review Procedure

Patent Post Grant Review Procedure

The proposed Patent post grant review proceeding would allow the public to appeal the USPTO to cancel claims in a patent within a year of its issue date. And it allows any person who is warned with a patent infringement suit to plea...