First to Invent system, which has been the fundamental base of US patent law
for more than 200 hundred years, has now been replaced by a First to File
system, sort of. In this Analysis, Jim Longacre discusses the similarities and
differences between the old and new patent law and gives extensive...
America Invents Act fundamentally changed the basic, and not so basic, law we
have been applying for decades. Experienced patent attorneys can recite 35 USC § 102 and explain all its nuances. In this Analysis,
Jim Longacre presents a series of quizzes designed to test your grasp of the
By Dabney Carr
In a July 13 decision found here , Judge Spencer held on summary judgment that Hamilton Beach's patent on a clip to prevent the lid of a slow cooker from sliding off during transportation was invalid based on Sunbeam's "new matter" defense and held in the alternative...