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.
Leigh Martinson JD ’03, an Intellectual Property partner at McDermott Will & Emery, discusses the transition from a first to invent to a first to file system. Click to learn more about our IP concentration.