By Sarah Hasford

Since its passage in 2011, the Leahy-Smith the United States Invents Act ("AIA") has introduced many major adjustments to U.S. patent legislations. for that reason, to help readers in constructing an in-depth figuring out of those alterations, the America Invents Act Primer offers discussions of every and each one of many AIA’s noticeable provisions. extra in particular, and each time attainable, each one dialogue of the AIA’s provisions comprises the next key features:

  • An id of the AIA section’s potent date, together with the statutory foundation for such dates;
  • A direct comparability of appropriate pre- and post-AIA statutes;
  • An research of the similarities and changes among pre- and post-AIA statutes;
  • A dialogue of the legislative pursuits that have been addressed via the AIA part; and
  • An research of the sensible implications of the alterations made via the AIA section.

The America Invents Act Primer also highlights a couple of loose assets that may be used by readers to achieve a deeper realizing of the AIA, together with assets that specify how the U.S. Patent and Trademark place of work is utilizing the recent law.

Overall, the America Invents Act Primer presents a distinct and useful table reference at the AIA that's certain to be invaluable for years to come.

  • An identity of the AIA section’s powerful date, together with the statutory foundation for such dates;
  • A direct comparability of correct pre- and post-AIA statutes;
  • An research of the similarities and variations among pre- and post-AIA statutes;
  • A dialogue of the legislative targets that have been addressed through the AIA part; and
  • An research of the sensible implications of the adjustments made by way of the AIA section.

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