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Transitioning to a First to File System - Presented by Suffolk Law School

As part of the Suffolk Law School Podcast Series , Leigh Martinson , of McDermott Will & Emery , recently spoke on the America Invents Acts' transition from a first-to-invent to a first-to-file system. What Does the Transition Mean and What Are the Consequences? Mr. Martinson points out that...

Post Grant Review under the America Invents Act of 2011 - Presented by Suffolk Law School

As part of the Suffolk Law School Podcast Series , Dr. Eldora L. Ellison , of Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox , recently discussed post-grant review under the America Invents Act of 2011. Exit Inter Partes Reexamination, Enter Post Grant Review Currently, there are two types of patent reexamination...

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC: Changes in Patent Marking Provisions

By Shawn Leppo This article is the second in a series of mini-articles considering a section of the new patent statute and how it may affect your business. Among the earliest provisions of the recently signed Leahy-Smith Patent Reform Act to go into effect are changes related to patent marking...

USPTO Launches America Invents Act Online Guide

From the US Patent and Trademark Office : On September 16, 2011, President Obama signed the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) into law, which will foster innovation and spur job creation in the United States. This Act sets into motion the most comprehensive overhaul to our nation's patent...

Foley & Lardner LLP: Practical Analysis of the Leahy Smith America Invents Act 2011

By Harold C. Wegner Foley Partner Harold C. Wegner authored a white paper that provides in-depth analysis of the Leahy Smith America Invents Act, highlighting key changes to be addressed by Corporate IP executives. To view the complete white paper, click View PDF, below. © 2011...

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 -...