Misconception About First to File Provisions in Patent Act

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lf0x1P6-fU

In receiving questions from clients and others, some incorrectly believe that the new first-to-file provisions of the recently passed patent legislation mean that the first party to file a patent application unconditionally has lawful rights in the patent application, even where a second party misappropriates or derives the intellectual party from the first party. This is incorrect.

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