Joinder Rules Under the AIA

by Adam Philipp on June 20, 2012

New rules on joinder
Lead to flurry of filings
Before AIA

On September 15, 2011, at least 54 patent infringement cases were filed, naming over 800 corporate entities as defendants.  This was a record high for patent infringement cases filed in a single day.

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America Invents Act Moving Forward

by Adam Philipp on May 23, 2012

Testifies before Congress
About AIA

As reported in this blog , the America Invents Act (AIA) is the most significant change to the US patent system in 60 years.  Over the next several weeks, the blog will be addressing various aspects of the Act.

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Patent Rush

by Adam Philipp on May 10, 2012

Rush to file patents;
America Invents Act
Makes startups hurry

As reported by the Washington Post, startups are among the companies likely to be the most dramatically affected when the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) takes effect in March, 2013.  Some predict a gold-rush style “stampede” to the patent office before the Act takes effect.

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