Why You Should Attend
In this advanced two-day program, you will have a unique opportunity to receive hands-on drafting experience under the guidance of experienced patent prosecutors. By working in small technologically-distinct groups, you will receive individualized feedback on claim drafting and amendment writing skills, as well as learn practical techniques for avoiding prosecution pitfalls. Guidance will be provided on the America Invents Act implementation by the Patent and Trademark Office, including the new post-grant review and inter partes review, as well as covered business methods patents. The practice impact of recent Supreme Court and Federal Circuit decisions, e.g., Myriad, Alice, and KSR, will be explained. Course material will include sample problems and model solutions.
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for private or corporate and other in-house practitioners with patent experience who wish to improve their general claim drafting and amendment writing skills. Registrants will have the opportunity to concentrate for two days on the specialized skills required in their technological area.