AIA 2013 – A US Inventor starts to Re-Think his Old-Style Patent Strategy

Few understand this. The AIA 2013 – which replaced the patenting principle of “first to invent” by the international standard of “first to file” and introduced inter-partes-review (IPR) proceedings at the USPTO – can be a blessing for inventors and small companies, especially for those who stay ahead of the curve.

This US inventor here at least has recognized that the situation has dramatically changed.

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