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USPTO Publishes Final Rules for Administrative Trials Under America Invents Act

From the USPTO : Inter Partes Review, Post-Grant Review, and Covered Business Method Patents Addressed Washington - The U.S. Department of Commerce's United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced today [August 13th] that it will publish final rules in the Federal Register...

Patents Post-Grant: Declaratory Judgment & USPTO Business Method Patent Challenges

Initiating a USPTO Business Method Patent Challenge After Seeking Declaratory Judgement? One of the more interesting provisions of the America Invents Act (AIA) is the "transitional program" existing for the next 8 years for so-called business method patents . As described in Section 18...