7 Provisions of America Invents Act (AIA) Implemented Today

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