Ramifications of the America Invents Act (AIA)

The America Invents Act (AIA), signed on September 16, 2011, brought upon the patent law field, the most comprehensive change in statutory patent law in the past sixty years. The most controversial of these changes is the switch from a First-To-Invent to a First-To-File priority regime. Prior to the AIA, the inventor who come up with a concept first could… Read more →