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US Patent Practice Seminar: Highlights of the Differences Between US and Europe (London, United Kingdom - December 4-5, 2018) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

September 24, 2018
The “US Patent Practice ” conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.The differences between US and European practice will be highlighted, providing a better understanding of the US system, and enabling you to work more effectively with your US counterparts.Gain an update on the latest state of US Patent Law, including the latest legislative changes under the America Invents Act, recent and pending US Supreme and other Court decisions of importance, and current happenings in the USPTO.Take away specification and claim drafting tips to give your application a solid footing for US prosecution and enforcement. Take advantage of the open seminar environment that results in a high degree of interaction with the seminar leaders and among the participants; bring your particular questions and concerns for discussion.

Key Topics To Be Covered At This Seminar:

Legal frameworkAIA overviewUS patent prosecutionEnablementDefinitenessNovelty and prior artObviousnessProvisional and continuing applications in USPTO programsDuty of candorInfringementPatent litigation and damages

Who Should Attend:

Corporate Patent CounselPatent Attorneys from corporate and private practiceIntellectual Property ConsultantsPatent Managers and EngineersCompany Legal AdvisersAll those involved with patent protection in the United States

Agenda:

Registration and refreshments

Introduction to the seminar

Legal framework

Statutes and rulesCourts and agencies

AIA overview / claim construction

Phillips - broad multifaceted inquiryClaim constructions rules and guidelinesClaim construction in the USPTO

Refreshments

US patent prosecution - general flow

Written description

Possession’ of claimed inventionAriad - increased focus on what inventors actually did

Enablement

Wands factors - to show whether amount of experimentation necessary would be undue’Interplay with written description requirement

Best mode

Effect of the AIA

Lunch

Definiteness

Nautilus - the reasonable certainty’ standardUSPTO practice

Means-plus-function claiming

Statutory subject matter

Supreme Court jurisprudenceUSPTO guidance

Refreshments

Utility

Patent Law Treaty implementation

Novelty and prior art

Pre-AIA - first to invent’Post-AIA - first to file’

Close of day one

Refreshments

Novelty/prior art (if necessary)

ObviousnessGraham and KSRUSPTO practice - prima facie obviousness

Provisional applications

Pre-AIA vs. Post AIA

Continuing applications

Continuations, divisionals, continuations-in-part

Lunch

Restriction practice

Restriction vs. Election of SpeciesRejoinder

Patent term and PTA

Obviousness - type double patenting

Gilead casesTerminal disclaimers

USPTO programs

Terminal disclaimers

Patent Law Treaty Implementation

Obviousness - type double patenting

Accelerated examination, track one, patent prosecution highwayFirst action interview, after-final consideration, pre-appeal brief request for review pilot programs

Duty of candor

Citation of referencesInequitable conduct

Inventorship

Refreshments

Post-issuance practice

Re-examination and re-issueInter partes review, post-grant review, covered business method review

Infringement

Direct infringementContributory infringement and inducementExtraterritorial infringement

Doctrine of equivalents

Function/way/result testFesto - prosecution history estoppel

Wilfulness

Opinions

Declaratory judgment

Patent litigation and damages

Close of Course

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES LEGAL

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