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Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery LLP: USPTO Continues to Revise Rules of Practice

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is in the process of entering major revisions to the rules of practice to reflect the changes required by the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA). As we reported in July, the USPTO issued proposed rules relating to the first-to-file and third-party submission...