America Invents Act Affects Louisiana Patent Hopefuls

LawThe America Invents Act is set to significantly impact how inventors approach the patent application process.  One of the biggest elements of the new law impacting Louisiana inventors is the move to the first to file patent system. Inventors in Louisiana still have a significant amount of time before the biggest changes are made to patent filing rules. The first inventor to file provision of the America invents act will go into effect on March 16, 2013.  35 U.S.C. 102 which makes up part of the new law will read in part: Continue reading America Invents Act Affects Louisiana Patent Hopefuls