Janet Xiao

Janet Xiao

Morrison & Foerster LLP

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The AIA Technical Corrections Act Changes How Patent Term Adjustment is Calculated and Challenged

On April 1, 2013, the USPTO published an interim final rule implementing various provisions of the AIA Technical Corrections Act (“AIA TCA”). This new legislation and its implementing regulations significantly alter how...more

4/10/2013 - America Invents Act Patent Reform Patent Term Adjustment Patents USPTO

District Court Decision Opens Door to Additional Patent Term Adjustment

In Exelixis, Inc. v. Kappos, a federal district court overturned the USPTO’s interpretation of the patent term adjustment (“PTA”) statute, finding that a Request for Continued Examination (“RCE”) filed after three years from...more


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