Digital Patents: Essentials
- Software innovations: the appropriate IP asset
- EU & US: legal framework and current case-law
- Filing strategies: EU vs. US
- Dealing with national differences
- Case studies and drafting exercises
Aims and objectivesThere are some particularities to consider when drafting patent claims for computerimplemented inventions (CII).
The Essentials course teaches you the relevant legal framework and case-law in European and US patent law. Learn how to consider national differences with regard to drafting or enforcement. Case studies and drafting exercises will help you to draft better CII patent claims.
- Basics of computer science
- IP assets
- Distributed software innovations
- Technical character in Europe
- Artificial intelligence
- Mental acts, games, business
- Programs for computers
- Information modelling
- Data Structures
- Presentations of information
- EPO fallacies
- Inventivenes and eligibilty
- 'KSR': standard for non-obviousness - impact on software
- Abstract ideas: before and after 'Alice'
Sabine gathered long-term experience in the protection of computer related inventions by patents in computing during nearly 25 years (examiner, director) at the EPO. She is now active with the law firm Meissner Bolte in Munich. Sabine is co-author of the German reference book on CII. She has a background in automation technology.
Peter is a European Patent Attorney and founder of Peter Bittner und Partner, ’PATIT - PATents for IT‘ in Walldorf, Germany - seat of SAP headquarters. From 1996 to 2010, Peter was with SAP, from 2001 on as IP portfolio manager. He has more than 15 years of practical experience in protection software innovations. Peter has a background in physics.
NL 1017CT Amsterdam
Phone: +31 20 554 0800
Each attendee of the Essentials course receives a copy of the standard reference co-authored by Sabine, worth € 180 retail price.
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