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USPTO Publishes Final Rules for Micro-Entity Status and Fee Schedule

On December 19, 2012, the Patent Office published the final rule: “Changes to Implement Micro Entity Status for Paying Patents Fees” –77 Fed. Reg. 75019–and on January 18, 2013 the final fee schedule is expected to be published (link below). … Continue reading

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Common Patent for European Union Adopted

The European Union has finally decided to adopt a common patent that will be granted in three languages – English, French and German – but will cover all of the 27 EU countries. Note that there is not a perfect … Continue reading

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ACI Biotech Conference in Boston – What’s New?

A lot of the speakers will have big changes in patent law and watershed case law to tackle at the American Conference Institute’s 14th Advanced Forum on Biotech Patents in Boston, Nov. 28-29, 2012. I will be speaking with Kevin … Continue reading

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Therasense In Action – Warren Woessner To Speak At AIPLA

On Saturday, October 27th, I will one of the speakers in the Closing Plenary Session of the Annual AIPLA Meeting in Washington, DC. Since I was assigned to do part of the “Ethics” track, I will be speaking on post-Therasense … Continue reading

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