Thursday, October 11, 2012

America Invents Act - USPTO Extends Time For Public Comment On Proposed Rules for First-To-File

Today, the USPTO announced one can still submit comments on the proposed rules for the first-to-file provision of the America Invents Act (AIA). The comment period ended October 5, but the PTO reopened the time for comments until November 5. I have provided a PDF copy: First-Inventor-to-File Proposed Rules. The final rules will become effective on March 16, 2013.

The USPTO prefers any comment submissions by email, preferably in plaintext, but also accepts email with PDF and Word attachments at the following email address: 

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