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The Patent System &Innovation—18 Months After theAmerica Invents ActInsideCounsel Super ConferenceChicago, ILDavid J. Kapp...
Key Provisions of the AIA• First-to-File• Satellite Office Program• 3rd Party Submissions of Prior Art• Priority Examinati...
Global Impacts of AIA• AIA adopts international norms related to:• First-to-file• Prior user rights• Broadening the defini...
AIA Implementation TimelineReexaminationtransition for thresholdTax strategies aredeemed within prior artBest modeHuman or...
Satellite Office Program55historic expansion regional job growth innovation ecosystem concepts of operation
Rush to File Before First-to-File Change• Patent applications received by USPTO over last 12months leading up to first-to-...
Improving Patent Quality and Timeliness(Historical)7Patent Average First Action PendencyPatent Average Total Pendency
Improving Patent Quality and Timeliness(Prospective Post-AIA)8
Growth of Preissuance SubmissionsBy 3rd Parties9
Ask Patents — Powered byStackExchange10
Prioritized Examination — Track OneRequests and ProcessingTotal Request data current through December 20, 201211Current pe...
Growth of Supplemental Examinations12
New Procedures to Challenge Patents13• Inter Partes Review (IPR)• Post Grant Review (PGR)• Covered Business Method Challen...
Growth of Inter Partes Review Filings14
Covered Business Method Challenges15
Covered Business Method Challenges16
Resolving First Inventor DisputesUnder First-to-File System• Derivation Proceeding• Became effective on March 16, 2013• Ai...
Helping Small Innovators• “Micro entity” discount• 75% discount on fees for “filing, searching, examining,issuing, appeali...
Impact of Revised Fee Settings —Comparing Historical Cost to New Costs19From Filing through IssuePre-AIA Fees(Large Entity...
USPTO Committed to Social Enterprisesand Outreach20 20http://patentsforhumanity.challenge.gov/IP Pro Bono Program IP Aware...
Questions?Contact information:David J. Kapposdkappos@cravath.com(212) 474-116821
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  1. 1. The Patent System &Innovation—18 Months After theAmerica Invents ActInsideCounsel Super ConferenceChicago, ILDavid J. KapposMay 7, 2013© 2013. Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. Key Provisions of the AIA• First-to-File• Satellite Office Program• 3rd Party Submissions of Prior Art• Priority Examination — Track One• Supplemental Examination• Post-Grant and Inter Partes Review Procedures• Covered Business Method Patent Challenges• USPTO Fee-Setting Authority2
  3. 3. Global Impacts of AIA• AIA adopts international norms related to:• First-to-file• Prior user rights• Broadening the definition of prior art• Eliminating the Hilmer doctrine• Virtually eliminating the best mode requirement• US Patent Reform:• Facilitates worksharing with international patent offices• Provides renewed opportunities to harmonize theinternational patent system3
  4. 4. AIA Implementation TimelineReexaminationtransition for thresholdTax strategies aredeemed within prior artBest modeHuman organismprohibitionOED statute oflimitationsDay of EnactmentSept 16, 2011PrioritizedExamination15% transitionSurcharge10 DaysSept 26, 2011ReserveFundElectronicfilingincentiveInventor’soath/declarationPreissuancesubmissionSupplementalexaminationCitation of prior art in apatent fileInter partes reviewPost-grant reviewTransitionalpost-grant reviewprogram for coveredbusiness methodpatentsFirst inventor to fileDerivationproceedingsRepeal of statutoryinventionregistrationNew patent feesMicro entitydiscountOct 1, 201160 DaysNov 15, 201112 MonthsSept 16, 201218 MonthsMar 16, 2013Provisions previously implemented4
  5. 5. Satellite Office Program55historic expansion regional job growth innovation ecosystem concepts of operation
  6. 6. Rush to File Before First-to-File Change• Patent applications received by USPTO over last 12months leading up to first-to-file change• First-to-file went into effect on March 16, 2013• Spike in September 2012 corresponds to other AIArules taking effect6
  7. 7. Improving Patent Quality and Timeliness(Historical)7Patent Average First Action PendencyPatent Average Total Pendency
  8. 8. Improving Patent Quality and Timeliness(Prospective Post-AIA)8
  9. 9. Growth of Preissuance SubmissionsBy 3rd Parties9
  10. 10. Ask Patents — Powered byStackExchange10
  11. 11. Prioritized Examination — Track OneRequests and ProcessingTotal Request data current through December 20, 201211Current pendencytime (in months)through March 2013
  12. 12. Growth of Supplemental Examinations12
  13. 13. New Procedures to Challenge Patents13• Inter Partes Review (IPR)• Post Grant Review (PGR)• Covered Business Method Challenge (CBM)
  14. 14. Growth of Inter Partes Review Filings14
  15. 15. Covered Business Method Challenges15
  16. 16. Covered Business Method Challenges16
  17. 17. Resolving First Inventor DisputesUnder First-to-File System• Derivation Proceeding• Became effective on March 16, 2013• Aimed at resolving disputes between two applicantswith respect to who the real inventor is• Must be filed within one year of the first publicationof the invention by the earlier applicant• Proceeding conducted before the PTAB17
  18. 18. Helping Small Innovators• “Micro entity” discount• 75% discount on fees for “filing, searching, examining,issuing, appealing, and maintaining” patentapplications/patents• Patents Ombudsman and Program for SmallBusiness Concerns18
  19. 19. Impact of Revised Fee Settings —Comparing Historical Cost to New Costs19From Filing through IssuePre-AIA Fees(Large Entity)New Fees(Large Entity)New Fees(Small Entity)New Fees(Micro Entity)AverageHistorical Cost
  20. 20. USPTO Committed to Social Enterprisesand Outreach20 20http://patentsforhumanity.challenge.gov/IP Pro Bono Program IP AwarenessAssessment Tool
  21. 21. Questions?Contact information:David J. Kapposdkappos@cravath.com(212) 474-116821
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