Proposed Resolution Supporting USPTO Rule Permitting Addressing Amendment of Named Real Parties in Interest Without Loss of Petition Date

//Proposed Resolution Supporting USPTO Rule Permitting Addressing Amendment of Named Real Parties in Interest Without Loss of Petition Date

Proposed Resolution Supporting USPTO Rule Permitting Addressing Amendment of Named Real Parties in Interest Without Loss of Petition Date

Proposed Resolution Supporting USPTO Rule Permitting Addressing Amendment of Named Real Parties in Interest Without Loss of Petition Date

RESOLVED, that IPO supports the establishment of a rule for AIA trial proceedings to permit amendment of a good faith statement of the real parties in interest in a petition without the loss of a filing date, when (1) the unnamed real party in interest was not time barred under 35 U.S.C. § 315(b) at the time of petition filing, and (2) there is no undue prejudice to patent owner caused by the delay.