USA - December 20 2012 In our last two updates, we reviewed the new definition of prior art as well as the exceptions thereto.
USA - December 18 2012 Further to our earlier update on the new definition of prior art, the AIA also redefines the prior art exceptions.
USA - December 11 2012 The AIA extensively reforms U.S. patent law, and in doing so, replaces the current first-to-invent system with a first-inventor-to-file system.
USA - October 31 2012 Those familiar with prosecuting patent applications before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (PTO) will know that it can take an inordinate length of time to obtain a patent.
USA - October 16 2012 The America Invents Act expands the opportunity for third parties to submit prior art (and other printed publications) in pending patent applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.