The America Invents Act (AIA), enacted on September 16, 2011, changes the landscape for those seeking to challenge the validity of an issued patent outside of litigation. The AIA introduces several new mechanisms for levying challenges to the validity of a granted patent at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), namely ex parte examination, inter partes reexamination, post-grant review, inter partes review, and supplemental examination.
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