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Patents Post-Grant: USPTO Justifies Supplemental Examination Guidelines

Item of Information Limit Accounts for Practical Realities Supplemental Examination (SE) is a mechanism of the AIA that is designed to effectively cure inequitable conduct via a new post grant proceeding of the USPTO. This mechanism, effective September 16, 2012 will be available to all issued patents...

Patents Post-Grant: USPTO to Apply BRI Claim Standard in Post Grant Proceedings

USPTO Clarifies Stance on BRI Application to Post Grant Proceedings During yesterday's [June 20th] hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Director Kappos explained the various initiatives ongoing at the USPTO with respect to AIA implementation, efforts to address drafting errors in the AIA...