America Invents Act

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Important Dates

  • September 16, 2015 - Study Report Deadline

Implementation of the America Invents Act


In its continuing effort to develop an innovative and efficient patent law system, Congress requires the Office to submit a report regarding the implementation of the America Invents Act within four years of the AIA’s date of enactment. This report should address the AIA’s affect on the patent system, innovation and competitiveness of U.S. markets, small businesses, and other appropriate issues. The report will also include recommendations by the Director for any changes to laws or regulations.

Upcoming Events/Key Dates

This report must be submitted to Congress by September 16, 2015.