How Entrepreneurs Can Take Advantage of the “First-Inventor-to-File” Patent System

In September 2011, President Obama signed the America Invents Act (AIA) into law. Under an important provisions of the AIA, the longstanding first-to-invent (FTI) patent system was replaced with what is often called a first-inventor-to-file (FIF) system for patent applications with an effective filing date of 16 March 2013 or later. Here are six things […]

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