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The Impact of the Leahy-Smith America Invents ACT: Leading Lawyers on Interpreting and Applying the Patent Reform Act of 2011 Various

The Impact of the Leahy-Smith America Invents ACT: Leading Lawyers on Interpreting and Applying the Patent Reform Act of 2011

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Published November 15th 2011
ISBN : 9780314280244
Paperback
226 pages
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The Impact of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act provides an authoritative, insiders perspective on key strategies for navigating the recent changes enacted by Congress in the Patent Reform Act of 2011. Featuring partners and shareholders from someMoreThe Impact of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act provides an authoritative, insiders perspective on key strategies for navigating the recent changes enacted by Congress in the Patent Reform Act of 2011. Featuring partners and shareholders from some of the nations leading law firms, these experts guide the reader through the significant provisions included in the Act and offer guidance on how best to utilize the new legislation when advising clients. From implementing a first-to-file system to restricting joinder of defendants, these top lawyers comment on the major changes included in the Act and how these changes will affect attorneys, clients, and the USPTO. These authors discuss how key provisions are expected to improve the backlog of patent applications and lower the cost of litigation, as well as put the United States more in line with patent regulations on an international scale. These leaders also comment on whether or not this legislation will ultimately be successful. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts around the keys to understanding this new legislation.