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McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC: Tax Strategies Unpatentable under America Invents Act

By William P. Smith This article is the third in a series considering a section of the new patent statute and how it may affect your business. Another provision of the Leahy-Smith Patent Reform Act that went into effect immediately on September 16, 2011, Section 14 affects the patentability -...

Patents Post-Grant: Taxing USPTO Reexamination Resources

Tax Strategy Patent Reexamination Continues Despite AIA Provision Back in January of 2011, the Director of the USPTO initiated reexamination of U.S. Patent 6,567,790 ( here ), which claims a method of minimizing transfer tax liability. In 2007, the '790 Patent was asserted against a corporate...