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Impact of Patent Construction -- How to Prove Infringement and Validity in US, UK and Germany

Bradley J. HulbertMay 16, 20179:00 am - 5:00 pmRembrandt Hotel

AIMS OF THE COURSE



  • To examine the principles of claim construction in the three jurisdictions

  • To contrast the doctrines of equivalents and purposive construction

  • To analyze validity requirements

  • To illustrate the major issues with panel discussion, comparative examples and case studies

 


THE COURSE PROVIDES:



  • A comprehensive overview of the principles of patent claim interpretation in the USA, UK and Germany

  • A comparison and explanation of the varying approaches for determining when a patent claim that does not literally describe an accused system is nonetheless infringed

  • Exemplary fact scenarios, with comparisons of the USA, UK and Germany approaches to claim construction and validity determination

  • Recommendations for both litigating patents and preparing patent applications

  • Provision for participants to ask questions and discuss individual concerns through the day

 


WHO SHOULD ATTEND



  • Patent professionals in private practice, including patent attorneys and lawyers

  • Heads of IP, Heads of Patents and in-house patent counsel at every level

  • Patent engineers and inventors

  • All whose responsibilities include the need to understand the scope of patent coverage in USA, UK and Germany

 


SPEAKERS



  • William Cook – Marks & Clerk Solicitors, London

  • Ulrich Blumenröder – Grünecker, Kinkeldey, Stockmair & Schwanhäusser, Munich

  • Bradley Hulbert – McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, Chicago

 


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