AIA Patents – Approaching 50% of newly issued patents.

By the end of the calendar year, most newly issued US utility patents will be considered “AIA Patents.”  AIA-patents are examined under the first-to-file rules of the America Invents Act of 2011 and are also subject to potential post-grant-review proceedings.  The chart below shows results from a random sample of 7,300 recently issued patents.

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Dennis Crouch

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Law Professor at the University of Missouri School of Law. Co-director of the Center for Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship.

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