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It is fair to say that enactment of the AIA is not what most stakeholders championed early on Many small inventors and innovation companies feel that some of the provisions are not in their best interest IT would have…

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It isn't exactly a newflash to announce that Washington D C is dsyfunctional anyone paying attention over the past few years has long since come to that conclusion Thus it is hardly breaking news to report that Congress is…

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For example the new provision retains the existing notion of public use and on sale under current law however a key difference is that the one year grace period of current law will not be available under new Another…

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On Friday September President Obama signed into law The America Invents Act AIA which passed the Senate on September by a vote of - The AIA passed the House of Representatives on June rd by a vote of -…

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The economics of mass patent enforcement have changed A patent owner will no longer be able to casually sue a multitude of parties with a single filing participate in proceedings in a single action in a single venue likely…

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President Obama started by commending the students of what he called One of the best high schools in the country He mentioned that We have an exhibit of some of the projects that you guys are doing including the…

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Those rushing to pay fees before September will save but the Patent Office will not have access to that money The budgetary calendar resets on October which marks the start of Fiscal Year While the America Invents Act does…

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The America Invents Act which just recently passed by the Congress and sent to the White House for President Obama s signature is the most significant patent reform legislation in decades and it promises to change virtually all of…

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So the point is that there is the language of the bill and then there is what we were told was in the bill which actually isn t what is in the bill if you are reading the plain…

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It looks like my prediction on Tuesday that the Senate would pass H R the America Invents Act prior to President Obama's much anticipated jobs and economy speech that begins at pm ET today Thursday September The Senate voted…

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The United States Senate voted to earlier this evening to end debate on patent reform which should set up a vote on H R in the coming days Debate on patent reform is now over in the Senate In…

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Why would we expect a new post-issuance review to work any better than the current prosecution process Why are we to expect the Patent Office which is certainly not equipped to handle litigation-like proceedings could adequately and appropriately resolve…

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