Quick Takes From IP Practitioners

February 4, 2013 – In The News
The National Law Journal

Gerard was asked to share his advice with The National Law Journal regarding the first-to-file patent system that will go into effect March 16.

Gerry said, “For inventions that may be ready for patenting before March 16, you may want to consider filing patent applications by March 15 to avoid the first-to-file laws. For inventions which provisional applications have been filed since March 15, 2012, you may want to consider filing nonprovisional applications by March 15, 2013.

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