Prior User Rights Defense – America Invents Act

America invents act section 5 creates a defense for accused infringers. Prior user rights defense previously allowed an individual to escape patent infringement if the patented subject matter was commercially used by the individual or entity at least one year before the effective filing date of first disclosure.

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