America Invents Act: Micro Entity Status for Institutions of Higher Education

January 2012Webinars/Podcasts

The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) has created a new class of patent applicants designated as “micro entities” who are entitled to a 75 percent reduction in certain fees paid to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. In this podcast, Janet and Chris discuss the criteria applicants need in order to fall within either of two groups defined by the AIA in order to qualify as micro entities.

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