was quoted in the recent Law360
article “USPTO Patent Term Adjustment Rules Praised by IP Attys.”
Additional provisions of the America Invents Act (AIA) will become effective over the next several days.
On January 14, 2013, President Obama signed into law H.R. 6621, which makes certain technical corrections to the America Invents Act.
The 2011 Leahy-Smith America Invents Act has made it easier to comply with patent marking requirements.
Businesses may want to monitor their competitors' pending patent applications more closely due to changes in the law that will soon take effect.
On January 25, the USPTO released a set of proposed rules and fees to implement the Supplemental Examination procedures mandated by the America Invents Act (AIA).