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Archive for December 3rd, 2012

Draft Bill Proposes Fixes To America Invents Act

Posted On: Dec. 3, 2012   By: Scott A. McKeown
Straight Forward Changes Expected to Pass Quickly

AIA technical amendmentAs discussed last month, Congress will be considering a technical amendment to the AIA before Christmas. Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Tx) proposed this bill (H.R. 6621 here) to the House last Friday, passage of which seems very likely in the near term.

The proposed technical changes relating to post grant patent practice are as follows: Read the rest of this entry »