American Inventor's Protection Act of 1999 - Articles

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  • Overview of Eighteen-Month Publication
    (USPTO Today Online Article - January, 20001)
  • Inter Partes Reexamination Option - Rules to Implement AIPA flow chart (PPS)(January, 2001)
  • Patent Term Guarantee Overview (November, 2000)
  • Implementing the American Inventors Protection Act of 1999 (PDF)
    (USPTO Today Online Article - August, 2000)
  • Pre-Grant Publications (PG Pub) Global Concept of Operations (PDF) (April, 2000)
  • Commissioner's Page (PDF)
    (USPTO Today Online Article - February, 2000)
  • Changes for the New Century,Recent Legislation and its impact on PTO (PDF)(USPTO Today Online Article - January, 2000)
  • American Inventors Protection Act of 1999 is Law (December, 1999)