march, 2019

21marAll Day2214th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute

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This year’s highlights include:

  • An Update from the USPTO from Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
  • An in-depth discussion of the Global Patent Landscape including the influence of countries like China and others on the U.S. patent system and patent enforcement.
  • An update on Section 101 and recent decisions impacting the drafting of patents in the life-sciences and software/technology sectors.
  • A review of the year’s key patent decisions in the Federal Circuit and Supreme Court, and their impact on patent practice.
  • Recent developments and changes in PTAB practices, including an update from Acting Chief Judge Scott Boalick.
  • Discussion of how SEP/FRAND issues are evolving at home and abroad with the growth of the internet of things.
  • Practical guidance on topics ranging from patent insurance to practicing in the cloud.
  • Insight from members of the federal judiciary as part of the popular Judicial Panel.

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Time

march 21 (Thursday) - 22 (Friday)

Location

Alexandria - United States Patent and Trademark Office

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