Owners Must Justify Patent Changes, USPTO Tells Fed. Circ.

By Kevin Penton (October 26, 2016, 7:56 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office may place the burden of proof on patent owners seeking to amend patents as part of America Invents Act reviews, the agency told the full Federal Circuit on Wednesday in a dispute over a denied bid to amend a pool cleaner patent....

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