Summary: America Invents Act (AIA):
- Changes to 35 USC 102 and 103
.. “First to File” System
.. Derivation Proceedings
- Review & Opposition of Patents.
.. Post-Grant Review
.. Inter Partes review
.. Program for Financial Service BusinessMethod Patents
- PTO Fees and Funding
- Other Changes
.. Prioritized Examination
.. 3rd party PriorArt Submissions
.. Willful Infringement
- Supplemental Examination
- Change in Subject Matter
- Oath & Assignment Changes
- Best Mode
- Declaration& Assignments
- Prior User Rights (Sally Brown)
- False Marking (Jill Powlick)
- Joinder of Defendants (James Larson)
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Topics: America Invents Act, Derivation Proceeding, First-to-File, Inter Partes Review Proceedings, Patent Reform, Patents, Prior Art, Prior User, Supplemental Examination
Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Intellectual Property Updates
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