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First to File Takes Effect in the United States
It’s now after midnight on March 16, 2013 at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. “Patent reform” is here!
3 Search Matches - Entry Posted Mar 15, 2013 21:02:06 GMT

Final Implementation of Patent Reform (America Invents Act) Close at Hand
The final date for implementation of the America Invents Act of 2011 (the “AIA”, otherwise known as the patent reform act) is later this week. All applications for a patent filed through March 15th will be considered under the existing patent law. …
7 Search Matches - Entry Posted Mar 10, 2013 19:12:13 GMT

Continuing Implementation of America Invents Act
The President signed the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act of 2011 (the “AIA”) on September 16, 2011. The AIA patent reform act is widely billed as the most significant overhaul of the U.S. patent law in sixty years. Some provisions went into effect…
14 Search Matches - Entry Posted Sep 13, 2012 08:04:52 GMT

Lunch with Judge Rader
Yesterday, I had the opportunity attend a luncheon to hear remarks given by Judge Randall R. Rader, who since 2010 has been the Chief Judge at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC). The CAFC has exclusive appellate jurisdiction for cases…
12 Search Matches - Entry Posted Oct 13, 2011 11:28:19 GMT

One Immediate "Patent Reform": A Patent Office Fee Increase
Yesterday, President Obama signed the patent reform act, known as the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act of 2011, into law.Among the provisions that will take effect almost immediately is a 15% increase in all patent filing fees collected by the United…
8 Search Matches - Entry Posted Sep 17, 2011 10:34:52 GMT

Patent Reform Bill Heads to The White House
Thursday, September 8, 2011: The U.S. Senate today passed the House version of the patent reform bill, H.R. 1249, without amendment. Having been approved by both houses of Congress, the bill now proceeds to the White House. President Obama favors…
11 Search Matches - Entry Posted Sep 8, 2011 19:41:53 GMT

House of Representatives passes Patent Reform
Earlier today (Thursday, June 23rd), the House of Representatives passed its version of the America Invents Act of 2011, H.R. 1249. This follows earlier passage of the Senate Bill, S.23.Chief among the reforms contained in both the House and Senate…
12 Search Matches - Entry Posted Jun 23, 2011 12:25:50 GMT

Patent Reform passes the U.S. Senate
Yesterday (Tuesday, March 8th), the United States Senate passed the “America Invests Act of 2011” by a vote of 95-5. As I have previously written on this blog, the act is a significant overhaul of the patent system in the U.S. The House of…
6 Search Matches - Entry Posted Mar 9, 2011 11:22:56 GMT

First to File Remains
Yesterday, Senator Feinstein’s amendment to remove the “First to File” provisions from S.23, the “America Invents Act of 2011”, née the “Patent Reform Act of 2011”, was voted upon and did not have the votes.…
4 Search Matches - Entry Posted Mar 4, 2011 11:22:26 GMT

Patent Reform Debate Continues
The “America Invents Act of 2011” is still being debated in the Senate. Among the amendments that have been made to the bill so far is an end to “fee diversion.”The Patent and Trademark Office generates a large pool of revenue,…
9 Search Matches - Entry Posted Mar 3, 2011 11:22:11 GMT

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