First to File

Patents for Today's Scientist and Engineer
Author(s): M. Henry Heines
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Sep 17, 2014
Product Number: EB00595853
Released: Mar 01, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118933176
Publisher: Wiley-AIChE
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Bridges the gap between the realistic needs and questions of scientists and engineers and the legal skills of professionals in the patent field at a level accessible to those with no legal training - Written for inventors in lay terms that they can relate to or easily follow - Lays out the new features of patent law introduced by the America Invents Act of 2012 - Explains the differences between the first-to-invent and first-to-file rules and why the two rules will coexist - Focuses on the growth of new technologies in industry versus the laws protecting them