Changes To Implement the Inventor's Oath or Declaration Provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act; Proposed Rule
- Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
The USPTO proposes to revise and clarify the rules of practice relating to the inventor's oath or declaration, including reissue oaths or declarations, assignments containing oath or declaration statements from inventors, and oaths or declarations signed by parties other than the inventors. In order to better facilitate processing of patent applications, the Office further proposes to revise and clarify the rules of practice for power of attorney and prosecution of an application by an assignee. Visit the Government Printing Office website to learn more.