Ever since the first US Patent Act was signed by George Washington in 1790, the first-to-invent philosophy has been a cornerstone of US patent law. This, along with many other aspects of US patent law, is all set to change if the America Invents Act is passed by the US government. Arguably the most important […]
Insights: May 2011
When prosecuting a patent application at the US Patent and Trade Mark Office (USPTO), there is a duty of candor and good faith that extends to each individual associated with the application. If it is shown during patent litigation that an individual intended to deceive the USPTO during prosecution of a patent application from which […]
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