[JURIST] US President Barack Obama [official website] signed the America Invents Act [text, PDF; HR 1249 materials] into law on Friday. The Senate [official website] approved the bill earlier this month [JURIST report], and the House of Representatives [official website] approved the bill in June [JURIST report]. The act represents the first change to the American patent system since 1952 [CNN report]. Major differences include changing the patent system from first-to-invent to first-to-file, allowing the US Patent & Trademark Office…

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