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U.S. Patent Practice

James V. SuggsDecember 3-4, 20159:00 am - 5:00 pmCavendish Hotel, London

US and European patent practice differs in many essential ways. The comprehensive programme of this course, with practical examples, will highlight and explain these differences from a US point of view, giving delegates a better understanding of the US system, and enabling them to work more effectively with their US counterparts US and European patent practice differs in many essential ways. The comprehensive programme of this course, with practical examples, will highlight and explain these differences from the US point of view, giving delegates a better understanding of the US system, and enabling them to work more effectively with their US counterparts.


This interactive seminar will explain:



  • The latest changes in statutory law
  • Recent Federal Circuit and Supreme Court jurisprudence
  • Claim construction
  • Successful US claim drafting
  • Subject Matter Eligibility
  • Sufficiency of the specification
  • Nonobviousness
  • Double Patenting
  • Fulfilling the Duty of Candor
  • Patent prosecution: Rules, Regulations and Best practices
  • Interference and derivation
  • Post-grant procedures
  • Direct and Indirect Infringement
  • Patent Litigation
  • And much more!

 


Key Topics to be Covered at this Seminar:



  • US Patent Law Update
  • Claim Interpretation
  • Subject Matter Eligibility
  • Sufficiency of Disclosure
  • Novelty, Nonobviousness, Utility
  • Inventorship
  • Double Patenting
  • Inequitable Conduct and the Duty of Candor
  • Procedural aspects of US Patent Prosecution
  • Interferences Post-grant Review under the AIA
  • Reexamination and Supplemental Examination
  • Reissues
  • Direct and Indirect Infringement
  • Patent Litigation

 


The course has been designed for:



  • Corporate Patent Counsel
  • Patent Attorneys from corporate and private practice
  • Intellectual Property Consultants
  • Patent Managers and Engineers
  • Company Legal Advisers

 


Presenters:



  • Anthoula Pomrening, Partner, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, LLP, Chicago
  • James Suggs, Partner, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, LLP, Chicago

 


Sponsored by:


Management Forum


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