For patents, it will soon be a ‘first inventor to file’ worldOf the many executive actions taken by President Barack Obama in his first term in office, one that has largely escaped the spotlight is the signing in 2011 of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA). While most of the AIA provisions have already gone into effect, the final and most significant provisions will take effect on March 16, 2013.
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Published: January 23, 2013
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