The USPTO has released updated filing statistics for several of the AIA proceedings that became available September 16, 2012. The…Read More
In an interesting article, SLW Patent Attorney Timothy E. Bianchi discusses the AIA's option for parties to request termination…Read More
The USPTO's new fees became effective on March 19, 2013. The new fee structure increased the maintenance fees due…Read More
September 16, 2012: Rulemaking Group 2
March 16, 2013: Rulemaking Group 3
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The America Invents Act, passed into law on September 16, 2011, represents a significant change to United States patent law. This website aims to provide an avenue for communicating on the America Invents Act and the PTO’s rulemakings and to provide relevant news and key dates regarding the AIA and its implementation. Our objective is to provide a forum that foster’s discussion of the patent system and increases awareness of pressing patent law issues.