President Obama signed H.R. 1249 on Friday, September 16th

September 19, 2011 – Firm News

President Obama signed into law the "America Invents Act" on Friday, September 16, 2011 at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Virginia. The America Invents Act as passed by the House of Representatives was approved by the U.S. Senate last week. This means that all statutory US PTO fees will be subject to a 15% surcharge beginning on September 26, 2011.

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