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Partner Chuck Schmal Presents on the Final Rules for the AIA and is Featured by the Indiana Lawyer

Woodard Emhardt partner Chuck Schmal along with Eli Lilly patent counsel Andrea Castetter recently presented to other patent attorneys at a CLE event on the final rules and guidelines for implementing the AIA and how to embrace these requirements for the management of patent portfolios. Additionally, Chuck was recently interviewed by the Indiana Lawyer for his views on the impact of the First-Inventor-to-File patent system on start-ups and solo inventors. More details of his interview can be found here.