Mike Mclean, VP, Intellectual Property Rights and Professional Services, UBM TechInsights
EETimes (9/14/2011 12:38 AM EDT)
OTTAWA -- The America Invents Act (House Bill H.R. 1249) was passed by the United States Senate on September 8, 2011 and is expected to be signed by President Obama in short order. This is the most vigorous revision of US patent law since the 1950’s.
Many of the reforms could be considered good housekeeping--simplifying certain procedures. Others will have more substantive impact on the patent programs for technology companies. Here's a review of some of three major changes
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