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2013 Edition Offers Practitioners an Understanding of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act ARLINGTON, Va.,
March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
Bloomberg BNA has published the
2013 Edition of Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Laws, adding all changes enacted into law by the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act from
May 1, 2012, to
November 13, 2012. Most significantly, the
2013 Edition also includes the many important changes to U.S. patent law that went into effect on
March 16, 2013.
2013 Edition contains provisions incorporating the "first-inventor-to-file" system; the amendment to the Trademark Dilution Revision Act of 2006; the amendment to the criminal trademark counterfeiting statute, set forth in Public Law 112-144; the Continuing Appropriations Resolution (2013); and the new statutory patent fees effective
October 1, 2012. It also includes an updated CD-ROM with the entire text of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, plus the full text of the book, allowing for quick and easy searching. To aid your research, the CD-ROM also provides an easy-to-use chart showing all of the patent law revisions contained in the Act, as well as their effective dates, and a full legislative history of the Act.
The editor of the
2013 Edition of
Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Laws is
Jeffrey M. Samuels, the David L. Brennan Professor of Law and the Director of the Center for Intellectual Property Law and Technology at The
University of Akron School of Law in
Akron, Ohio. He was formerly Assistant Commissioner for Trademarks, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and Managing Editor of
BNA'sPatent, Trademark & Copyright Journal. This treatise is available for sale directly from Bloomberg BNA and will also be available on the
Bloomberg Law legal research system.
Bloomberg BNA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bloomberg, is a leading source of legal, regulatory, and business information for professionals. In addition to
Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Laws,
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intellectual property. Visit us online for a free
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2013 Edition of
Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Laws may be purchased (990 pp. Hardcover, Order #2082/$175.00
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