Patent reform series: prior user rights defence
As implementation of the America Invents Act becomes imminent, Managing IP presents a series of articles examining successful strategies for approaching specific provisions of the new law. In our first, Monica Bhattacharyya tackles the new prior user rights defence
One significant change to the patent laws introduced by the America Invents Act (AIA) is the so-called prior user rights defence, codified at 35 USC, section 273, which applies to patents issued on or after September 16 2011. The defence...
Please log in
to read the rest of this article. New to Managing Intellectual Property?
Take advantage of free access to up to 5 articles on Managing IP and become a member today. It’s free to join and the benefits start straight away.
Please make sure you log in to read the rest of the article.
Join us nowGain FREE access to up to five free articles when you register now.