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Two Free Webinars on America Invents Act This Week

There are two free webinars this week relative to the America Invents Act to alert you to. Given the enormity of the changes and how every time I read the legislation I seem to find something new, you might want … Continue reading

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America Invents: The Unintended Consequences of Patent Reform

Notwithstanding the inherent unreliability of legislative history and the truly scary prospect of trying to get inside the head of Members of Congress, it seems fairly clear to me that the America Invents Act, which was signed into law by … Continue reading

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America Invents: A Simple Guide to Patent Reform, Part 1

Written by Gene Quinn, of IPWatchdog and Practice Center Contributor. [Yesterday] I spoke at the Practising Law Institute program on the America Invents Act. We had a good turnout in the room and an excellent turnout via webcast. The program … Continue reading

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35 U.S.C. § 102 (newly amended by the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act of 2011)

As a site for referral and contemplation, I wanted to include the text of the newly drafted statute 35 U.S.C. § 102. Sec. 102. Conditions for patentability; novelty (a) Novelty; Prior Art- A person shall be entitled to a patent … Continue reading

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Obama Makes the "America Invents Act" Law

The Patent Reform Bill that everybody has been waiting for has been signed into law. President Obama visited Thomas Jefferson High School For Science and Technology in Alexandria, Virginia, and signed the American Invents Act into law. This bill changes … Continue reading

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