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Metallizing Engineering's Forfeiture Doctrine After the America Invents Act

Daniel Taskalos

One major alteration made by the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act is the change from a first-to-invent system to a first-to-file system. This change revised the “novelty provision” – 35 U.S.C. § 102 – eliminating all references to and determinations based on date of invention. However, the new language has raised several questions regarding the application of case law interpreting the 1952 novelty provision.... Read more about Metallizing Engineering's Forfeiture Doctrine After the America Invents Act

  • July 12, 2013
  • Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 657