; Online Seminar - PCT Formalities [Advanced]
2020-12-24 2021-11-26 , Online Online, 1.490,- € plus tax Pete Pollard https://www.forum-institut.com/seminar/2111152-online-course-pct-formalities-advanced/referenten/21/21_11/2111152-online-seminar-pct-formalities-advanced_pollard-pete.jpg Online Course: PCT Formalities [Advanced]

The purpose of this live online course is to inform the participants how to prepare an international application for filing under the PCT and subsequently monitor the consecutive procedural steps, timelimits and payment of fees in the PCT international phase up to and including entry into the national phase in designated and elected states.

The contents of your online course
    Formalities actions contributing to:
  • Avoiding filing defects, reducing administration during national phases
  • Avoiding problems during search and examination
  • Improving quality and speed of patentability opinions
  • Increasing value of application for applicant
  • Smoothing national entry, including entry before EPO
The objectives of your online course
This advanced seminar aims to enhance the understanding of PCT formal requirements by discussing them in relation to specific goals. PCT can be used in many different ways. By explaining why each option is chosen, participants gain an in-depth appreciation of their contribution to the goals of the applicant, and the possible benefits and risks of each option.

Goals covered include avoiding filing errors and defects, reducing administration during the national phases, avoiding problems during search, improving the quality and speed of the patentability opinions, increasing the value of the application for the applicant, fixing unusual problems, and smoothing national entry.

Participants will have the opportunity to raise questions on all aspects of the procedure as it applies during the international phase and on entry into the national/regional phase.
Who should attend

  • Administrators
  • Legal Assistants
  • Formalities Managers
  • Paralegals
with a basic understanding of PCT administration and formalities who wish to widen and deepen their knowledge.

Online Seminar - PCT Formalities [Advanced]


PCT Formalities [Advanced] -
Goal-oriented guide to the formal requirements

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Appointment

24. - 26.11.2021

24. - 26.11.2021

Period

Both days: 24 and 26 November 20219:...

Both days: 24 and 26 November 2021
9:00 - 16:00 CET
breaks at 10:30, 12:15 and 14:15 CET
Pre-Meeting on 22 November 2021 from 10:00 - 11:00 CET
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The purpose of this live online course is to inform the participants how to prepare an international application for filing under the PCT and subsequently monitor the consecutive procedural steps, timelimits and payment of fees in the PCT international phase up to and including entry into the national phase in designated and elected states.

The contents of your online course
    Formalities actions contributing to:
  • Avoiding filing defects, reducing administration during national phases
  • Avoiding problems during search and examination
  • Improving quality and speed of patentability opinions
  • Increasing value of application for applicant
  • Smoothing national entry, including entry before EPO
The objectives of your online course

This advanced seminar aims to enhance the understanding of PCT formal requirements by discussing them in relation to specific goals. PCT can be used in many different ways. By explaining why each option is chosen, participants gain an in-depth appreciation of their contribution to the goals of the applicant, and the possible benefits and risks of each option.

Goals covered include avoiding filing errors and defects, reducing administration during the national phases, avoiding problems during search, improving the quality and speed of the patentability opinions, increasing the value of the application for the applicant, fixing unusual problems, and smoothing national entry.

Participants will have the opportunity to raise questions on all aspects of the procedure as it applies during the international phase and on entry into the national/regional phase.

Who should attend

  • Administrators
  • Legal Assistants
  • Formalities Managers
  • Paralegals
with a basic understanding of PCT administration and formalities who wish to widen and deepen their knowledge.

Detailed programme

Both days: 24 and 26 November 2021
9:00 - 16:00 CET
breaks at 10:30, 12:15 and 14:15 CET
Pre-Meeting on 22 November 2021 from 10:00 - 11:00 CET

Review of the PCT system
  • Main formalities steps in the PCT system

Avoiding filing errors and defects
  • Fatal errors to be avoided
  • Best practices during preparation and filing
  • Previewing drawings and documents before filing
  • Use of ePCT and external signatures
  • Filing at different receiving offices, including the International Bureau
  • Avoiding shortfalls when paying

Reducing administration during national phases
  • Using DAS for priority documents
  • Rule 4.17 declarations in ePCT
  • Correcting obvious errors
  • Changing data under rule 92bis
  • Filing Article 19 amendments

Avoiding problems during search
  • Responding to non-unity objections
  • Paying additional search fees
  • Dealing with a declaration of no search

Avoiding and fixing unusual problems
  • Excuse of missed time limits
  • Restoration of priority
  • Incorporation of missing elements and parts

Improving quality of patentability opinions
  • Providing earlier search results to the international searching authority
  • Use of PCT-direct to get a fee refund
  • Requesting a supplementary international search
  • Filing a demand and discussing the case by phone
  • Filing third-party observations anonymously

Increasing value of application for applicant
  • Speed and accuracy contributing to a positive opinion
  • PCT and national actions to create provisional protection
  • Accelerating, delaying or preventing publication
  • Registering for licensing
  • Early entry, in particular before the EPO

Smoothing national and regional entry
  • Best practices in general
  • Delaying national entry
  • Optimising EP entry
  • EP entry with Further Processing
  • Use of bypass route instead of US entry

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  • An in-depth understanding of PCT formalities, and how their actions contribute to the goals of the applicant.
  • The opportunity to discuss complex issues with the expert.

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Delegates will receive a course material folder containing comprehensive documentation provided by the speaker, which will be a valuable source of reference for the future.

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