• 04-05-2011 | 07:07 AM
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Change Is in the Air: Be Ready for a First-To-File Patent System

Patent law change has become likely this year. The pending legislation would grant patent rights to the inventor who is first to file a patent application for an invention. In switching, U.S. patent law would resemble that of Europe, Japan, and, indeed, most other countries of the world. In this Analysis...

Transitioning to a First to File System - Presented by Suffolk Law School

As part of the Suffolk Law School Podcast Series , Leigh Martinson , of McDermott Will & Emery , recently spoke on the America Invents Acts' transition from a first-to-invent to a first-to-file system. What Does the Transition Mean and What Are the Consequences? Mr. Martinson points out that...