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Dan Cleveland Jr.
Dan Cleveland Jr. is a partner in the Boulder, Colorado office of Lathrop & Gage and practices exclusively in the intellectual property field of law, which includes all aspects of patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, as well as related contracts and litigation.
December 27, 2011 | By Dan Cleveland Jr.
Widely hailed as the most sweeping change to American patent law since 1956, the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) became law on Sept. 16, 2011, but most of its provisions don’t take effect until March 16, 2013.
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