Intellectual Property Newsletter - September 2011


In This Issue:

PATENT Articles

- P1 Congress Revises Patentability Statutes to Implement First-to-File

- P5 New Patent Legislation Swaps Interference for Derivation Proceedings

- P7 Congress Articulates New Tool for Patent Owners to Correct Patents

- P8 Pre-Issuance Prior Art Submissions By Third Parties: The Old And The New

- P9 Post-Grant Review Under the AIA

- P12 Key Changes to Inter partes Review Authority Under the AIA

- P14 The New and Improved Prior Use Defense to Patent Infringement

- P15 America Invents Act Eliminates “Best Mode” Challenge to Patent Validity

- P17 The End of False Marking Suits


- P18 New gTLDs and October 28, 2011 Deadline for Brand Owners to Block BRAND.XXX

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