AIA: First-Inventor-to-File Proposed Rules



Dr. Kathleen Fonda, Senior Legal Advisor in the Office of Patent Legal Administration at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, presents a webinar on proposed rules as the America Invents Act (AIA) went into effect. This webinar took place during the public comment period on AIA rules. Topics included the grace period, prior art, exceptions, disclosure, required statements, etc. Dr. Fonda was involved with drafting rules and examiner guidance for implementation of the AIA.