Oct 6, 2014

Patent Term Adjustment: Not available solely in the U.S.

Patent term adjustment (PTA) is a process of extending the term of a U.S. patent as a result of delays caused by the U.S. Patent Office (USPTO) during the prosecution. The total PTA is added to the 20 year term of a patent. The PTA provisions of the American Inventors Protection Act of 1999 allow for […]
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