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Certain Trade Secrets Are Now Exempt From Patent Infringement

3 October 2011


The recently enacted Leahy-Smith America Invents Act expands the “prior commercial use” defense to patent infringement in order to benefit companies choosing to keep key technologies used in manufacturing and other commercial processes as trade secrets instead of protecting them with patents.

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