Posts Tagged: america invents act


House to Move on AIA Corrections and Trade Secrets

During the last six days of a session the Speaker of the House of Representatives is allowed to suspend Rules in order to expeditiously dispose of non-controversial …
3 years ago 0

Lame Duck Patent Reform: AIA Technical Corrections

On Friday, November, 30, 2012, a bill making technical changes to the AIA was introduced in the House of Representatives. The bill number is HR 6621. The proposed AIA package …
3 years ago 3

Patent Reform Doesn’t Prevent Rise in Patent Litigation?

I fail to see how the increase in individual suits suggests in any way, shape or form that the AIA has failed. Because there was a spike …
3 years ago 1

The Latest Intelligence on the Updated Patent Bar Exam

Generally, the Patent Exam remains as predictable as ever in terms of what the USPTO wants you to know. The USPTO concentrates on those issues that lead …
3 years ago 0

AIPLA Exclusive: On the Record with Todd Dickinson, Part 1

As a part of this all-access look behind the scenes I interviewed Q. Todd Dickinson, the AIPLA Executive Director who is also a former Under Secretary of …
3 years ago 0

Kappos, Prost, Armitage and Dickinson Discuss AIA at AIPLA

Kappos on final rules to implement the AIA: "We put together a good set of rules, but they are by no means a perfect set of rules." …
3 years ago 6

The America Invents Act 500: Effects of Patent Monetization Entities on US Litigation

Any discussion of flaws in the United States patent system inevitably turns to the system’s modern villain: non-practicing entities. They are known more colorfully as patent …
3 years ago 2

The AIA is the First Universally Equal Patent Law in the World

The AIA is the tough patent law for the U.S. because of the following reasons: (1) U.S. applicants cannot get benefit of the standard and absolute …
3 years ago 3

The Impact of the America Invents Act on the Definition of Prior Art

While the search for prior art won't likely be impacted, the value of the prior art located will be dramatically impacted according to Ken Hattori, partner in …
3 years ago 8

Patent Bar Exam Refresh: PTO Now Testing New Materials

We also know from past history that when the Patent Office first starts to test new material they disproportionately weight it in the database of questions so …
3 years ago 6

Manus Cooney Part II – The Future of Patent Reform

The PTO, the House and Senate Judiciary Committee staffs, and some segments of the patent community, mainly those that were supporters of the AIA, had drafted a …
3 years ago 2

A Conversation with Manus Cooney – Patents and Lobbying

Cooney is a prominent behind the scenes player in Washington, DC. He is a partner in the American Continental Group, a D.C. based consulting and lobbying …
3 years ago 1