Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
In my previous article, we discussed the balances presently being made in the implementation of the American Invents Act (AIA). As stated in that article, the nature of the bargain struck often depends on your perspective.
“Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades,” the saying goes.
If the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) gets its way (and it usually does), users of the patent system will soon be in for a rude awakening in the form of substantial fee increases.