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

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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 patent term adjustment (“PTA”) is calculated and challenged.

STREAMLINED PTA DETERMINATION TO REDUCE THE COMPLEXITY AND COST OF CORRECTING PTA ERRORS -

One of the most significant changes brought about by the AIA TCA is the streamlining of PTA calculations by the USPTO.

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Topics:  America Invents Act, Patent Reform, Patent Term Adjustment, Patents, USPTO

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Intellectual Property Updates

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