Archives for February 2013

USPTO Publishes Final AIA First-Inventor-To-File Rules and Guidelines

The USPTO published its Final First-Inventor-To-File Rules and First-Inventor-To-File Guidelines in the Federal Register on February 14.  Copies of those two documents are here and here.  These documents address the issues discussed in our October 31, 2012 Special Report as well as additional issues.  Our Special Report directed to these final documents can be found under our Resources section.