Final Patent Term Adjustment Rules Issued

The USPTO issued final rules on January 9, 2015 implementing changes to the way in which Patent Term Adjustment (PTA) is calculated in viewof the recent Federal...

PTO’s Final Rules on First Inventor to File Provisions Effective March 16, 2013

The PTO has issued proposed rules regarding implementation of the first inventor to file provisions of the AIA Patent Reform Act to take effect on...

PTO’s Proposed Rules to Implement First Inventor to File Provisions of AIA

As a follow-up to our earlier newsletters regarding the changes in the patent laws under the America Invents Act (“AIA”), we remind you of the...

Final Rules In Effect as of September 16, 2012

Earlier this year we provided comments on the PTO’s proposed rules regarding the following provisions. The PTO has made those rules final for provisions that...



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