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7 Provisions of America Invents Act (AIA) Implemented Today

September 17, 2012

Seven provisions of the AIA and USPTO implementing final rules for these provisions went into effect on September 16, 2012:

  • Inventor’s oath or declaration;
  • Preissuance submissions;
  • Supplemental examination;
  • Citation of patent owner claim scope statements;
  • Post grant review;
  • Inter partes review; and
  • Covered business method review
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