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The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA), enacted on Sept. 16, 2011, with various effective dates, introduced several new proceedings applicable to issued patents (e.g., post-grant review, inter partes review, derivation proceedings and supplemental examination), modified some old proceedings (e.g., reissue patents and ex parte reexamination), and got rid entirely of other proceedings (e.g., inter partes reexamination and interferences).

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