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TIA: Tennessee Inventors Association in Knoxville Tenn and Oak Ridge TN
Oak Ridge and Knoxville, TN  

2013-03-16 First to file effective date

03-16-13 The First to File provisions of the America Invents Act take effect today. Starting now, if anyone wants patent protection, a patent application must be filed before any public use or any offer to sell a product embodying the invention.