US Patent applications - third party observations?

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On 16 September 2012 new US rules regarding third party observations will take effect. The rules stem from the Preissuance Submissions by Third Parties Provision of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act 2011, and will apply to any patent applications that are pending as at 16 September 2012.

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