On Monday, September 24, Knobbe Martens hosted an IP Impact 2012 seminar at the Four Seasons – Palo Alto. Over 85 attendees enjoyed a special presentation by keynote speaker, Mr. Raymond Chen, Deputy General Counsel and Solicitor at the USPTO. Mr. Chen joined Knobbe Martens attorneys Gerard von Hoffmann, Brent Babcock and Scott Smith and presented on "Dealing Strategically with the America Invents Act", one of three presentations given during the seminar.
The America Invents Act (AIA), enacted in September 2011, made significant changes to patent law that go into effect September 2012 and March 2013. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recently published over a thousand pages of rules dealing with the AIA . View this presentation to learn what hightech companies need to know about the AIA and what you should be doing to implement the right IP strategy at your company.