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The Impact of Patent Construction - How to Prove Infringement and Validity In the USA, UK and Germany

Bradley J. HulbertMay 15, 20189:00 am - 5:00 pm

This seminar 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. As well as exemplary fact scenarios with comparisons of the USA, UK and Germany approaches to claim construction and validity determination.


THIS SEMINAR WILL:



  • Examine the principles of claim construction in the three jurisdictions

  • Contrast the doctrines of equivalents and purposive construction

  • Analyze validity requirements

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

 


THE SEMINAR 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 LLP, Chicago

 


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