Back on September 16, 2011, President Obama signed the America Invents Act (AIA) into law, vastly changing the core of the patent system and patent law. Now, a year later, some of the key provisions are going into effect. Lawyer2Lawyer host Bob Ambrogi talks with Attorney Matthew I. Kreeger, the Co-Chair of Morrison Foerster’s Patent Interferences Practice Group and Dennis Crouch, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Missouri School of Law and editor of Patently-O , about the implementation of some of the most important provisions of the America Invents Act and their impact.
Janet Macleod and Christopher Kinkade of Fox Rothschild LLP, discuss their recent article America Invents Act: Micro Entity Status for Institutions of Higher Education.
On this edition of IP Counsel, host Attorney Peter Lando, partner at the firm of Lando & Anastasi, LLP, welcomes Mike Crosby, Intellectual Property Counsel at Saint-Gobain Corporation in Worcester, MA, to discuss important aspects of the new United States Patent Statute, the America Invents Act, which is the most significant revision of the U.S. patent laws in over 50 years! Peter and Mike take a look at the new pre- and post-grant review procedures and discuss strategic considerations involved in using them.