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SEP 24, 2013 - Huffington Post

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4 Ways First to File Changes the Patent System

In March 2013, the implementation of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) signaled major changes to U.S. patent laws. In essence, the system went from a "first to invent" scenario -- where the originator of an idea or product had first right to a patent -- to "first to file," where whoever applied first for a patent had claim to it. This type of filing system isn't novel; it is actually more in line with the rest of the world's patent laws. Well, almost: As TechCrunch points out, the U.S. system does differ from the rest of the world, in that it actually sets up a "first to disclose" ... Read More

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