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America Invents Act: Effective Dates (30 Sept 2011)

Year of current version:2011
Date of Text (Published):September 30, 2011
Type of Text:IP Legal Literature
Subject Matter:Patents (Inventions)
Notes:
This document is published on behalf of United States Patents and Trademark Office (USPTO) under the United States Department of Commerce. From the Foreword:
"The America Invents Act (AIA) contains a general “Effective Date” provision in Section 35, which states: “Except as otherwise provided in this Act, the provisions of this Act shall take effect upon the expiration of the 1-year period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act and shall apply to any patent issued on or after that effective date.” The America Invents Act was enacted in law on September 16, 2011."
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