U.S. Patent Practice: What European Patent Attorneys Need to Know

June 25-26, 2015 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | London

US and European patent practice differ 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.

MBHB partners James Suggs and Nicole Reifman are featured course leaders for this Management Forum-sponsored program.


  • 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
  • Non obviousness
  • 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!

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
  • All those involved with patent protection in the United States
  • Anyone drafting patent applications that might serve as a priority application in the US


Sponsored by:

Management Forum

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