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“Cost of patent reexamination may skyrocket”

By: Counsel Tom McNulty

Published by Mass High Tech

On Jan. 25, 2012, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to set forth its proposal to implement the supplemental examination provisions of the America Invents Act (AIA). The Notice included a proposal to substantially increase the fees for requesting “ex parte reexamination.” This fee increase will certainly affect the number of such requests filed, likely at the expense of innovation.

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