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Latest IP News More Updates
The Music Modernization Act Signed into Law
October 16, 2018Congress recently passed the Orrin G. Hatch–Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act, which the president signed into law on October 11, 2018.
President Donald J. Trump Signs Marrakesh Treaty Into Law
October 12, 2018On October 9, 2018, President Donald J. Trump signed into law S. 2559, the “Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act,” which provides for the implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled.
USPTO Issues Final Rule on Claim Construction Standard
October 11, 2018The final rule replaces the "broadest reasonable interpretation" standard with the federal court claim construction standard, also known as the Phillips standard, that is used to construe a claim in a civil action under 35 U.S.C. § 282(b).
Upcoming Events Calendar of Events
Partnering in Patents
October 24, 2018 8:45 AM to 4:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)On October 24, 2018, USPTO in collaboration with AIPLA will host the 25th Anniversary of the annual Partnering in Patents event.
2018 AIPLA Annual Meeting - Washington, DC
October 25 to 27, 2018The AIPLA 2018 Annual Meeting speaker roster is loaded with talent. This year we're pleased to welcome back Andrei Iancu Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Andrei provides leadership and oversight to one of the largest intellectual property offices in the world we'll learn what he has to say about the rapidly changing IP law landscape.
EPO Seminar for US Patent Professionals
November 2, 2018 8:30 AM to 1:15 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)Hear from key leaders at the European Patent Office and learn how the EPO can help solve your problems in this informative program.