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Imminent Changes under the America Invents Act

Posted on September 12, 2011 at 9:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Expect changes to the patent fee structure, proceedings before the USPTO, reexamination process and litigation issues immediately upon or shortly after enactment of the America Invents Act. 

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USPTO Seeks Public Comment on Implementation of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act

Posted on August 6, 2011 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

The USPTO is seeking public comment on the rules required to implement the Leahy-Smith Act, currently pending before the Senate. The office plans to create a website to provide information on implementation plans.  Comments can be addressed to aia_implementation@uspto.gov.

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