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First-to-file is here: a last-minute checklist for applicants

Alli Pyrah, New York

As the March 16 transition to a first-inventor-to-file system nears, US patent applicants are racing to file applications under the old system in order to avoid potential pitfalls posed by remaining ambiguities in the law

Attorneys told Managing IP that companies, which have had 18 months since the AIA was passed in September 2011 to study the law, are generally ready for the transition.

Stephen Kunin, a partner of Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt,...

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