Enactment of America Invents Act to Change Inter Partes Patent Reexamination Practice Immediately
The USPTO is currently hard at work
preparing to implement and adapt agency practices to comport with the
various provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act. As many
features of the legislation...
Draft Rules Released by USPTO to Transition to New Inter Partes Review Proceeding
Upon enactment of the America Invents Act on September 16, 2011, the USPTO was forced to change their previous SNQ based analysis for granting a request for inter partes patent reexamination . The new standard for any...