Mr. Slate's article considers the likely effects of the patent term adjustment provisions of the American Inventors Protection Act. Contrary to popular expectations, Mr. Slate argues that the Act's term adjustment provisions will have little practical effect on most practitioners' work.
"The Sky Is Not Falling: The Effects of Term Adjustment under the American Inventors Protection Act on Patent Prosecution,"
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