Importance of Filing a Patent Application
The laws governing the three types of patent applications, utility, design and plant, can be found under the Patent Act 35 U.S Code. The guidelines and specifications for each type of patent invention and the timelines have been specified under these laws to ensure the protection of the patentees and their inventions. To obtain patent […]
First to File Rule for Invention Patent Applications
The United States Patent Law has applied the first-to-invent patent system for many years. It allows patent inventors to file patent claims based on who invented the patent first, not on who filed for it earlier. In September 2011, a new patent reform bill, AIA (America Invents Act) was signed, changing the patent system to […]
Claim Construction: “Consisting of”
Conoco Inc Vs Energy & Environmental International – Federal Circuit No 05-1363, August 17, 2006 The alleged patent infringement This case discusses whether the term “consisting of” in the patent as a transition word fully excludes the addition of any other elements in the claimed invention. For background, a claim that uses the word “comprises” […]
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