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In-House Counsel Prepare for Phase 2 of America Invents Act

Corporate Counsel
September 17, 2012

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This article discusses the America Invents Act (AIA) and its second phase that took effect on September 16, 2012.  “This could be a real game-changer,” said Erika H. Arner, chair of the patent prosecution practice at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, discussing the second wave of patent reforms. “The provisions will create new ways to challenge patent applications and existing patents, and counsel will want to more closely monitor the patent landscape and their competitors.”