2024-06-12 2024-06-12 , online online, 1,380 € plus tax Peter Pollard https://www.forum-institut.com/seminar/24071132-advanced-pct-formalities-summer-course/referenten/24/24_07/24071132-online-seminar-pct-formalities-advanced_pollard-peter.jpg Advanced PCT Formalities Summer Course

The purpose of this 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
  • Influencing procedure with formality actions
  • Avoiding filing defects, reducing administration during national phases and problems during search and examination
  • Improving quality and speed of patentability opinions
  • Increasing value of application for applicant
  • Smoothing national and regional entry, entry before EPO
  • Latest developments in the PCT system


Who should attend
Paralegals and IP administrators, formalities manager and legal assistants with a basic understanding of PCT administration and formalities who wish to widen and deepen their knowledge.
The objectives of your online course
PCT provides a pool of options which can be used in many ways. This advanced seminar enhances your understanding of PCT formal requirements by discussing them in relation to specific goals. By explaining why each option is chosen, participants gain an indepth appreciation of their contribution to the goals of the applicant, and the possible benefits and risks of each option.

Goals covered include avoiding filing and search problems, reducing administration in the national phases, improving the quality and speed of patentability opinions, increasing value 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.
Your benefit

  • You will be up to date on recent PCT changes and future plans
  • You will be able to avoid filing errors and defects as well as problems during search
  • You will know how to get better quality patentability opinions

Online Seminar - PCT Formalities [Advanced]

Advanced PCT Formalities Summer Course

Goal-oriented Guide to the Formal Requirements

Benefits
  • Learn from the expert
  • Succinct knowledge transfer
  • Course material as a sourse of reference
  • This expertise will benefit your company

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Appointment

11-12/07/2024

11-12/07/2024

Period

First day: from 09:00 to 17:00 CET I Second day: from 09:00 to 13:15 CET

First day: from 09:00 to 17:00 CET I Second day: from 09:00 to 13:15 CET
Venue

online

online

Fee
Your contact

Jean-Claude Alexandre Ho, LL.M.
Lawyer, Conference Manager

+49 6221 500-675
jc.alexandreho@forum-institut.de

Details

The purpose of this 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

  • Influencing procedure with formality actions
  • Avoiding filing defects, reducing administration during national phases and problems during search and examination
  • Improving quality and speed of patentability opinions
  • Increasing value of application for applicant
  • Smoothing national and regional entry, entry before EPO
  • Latest developments in the PCT system


Who should attend
Paralegals and IP administrators, formalities manager and legal assistants with a basic understanding of PCT administration and formalities who wish to widen and deepen their knowledge.

The objectives of your online course

PCT provides a pool of options which can be used in many ways. This advanced seminar enhances your understanding of PCT formal requirements by discussing them in relation to specific goals. By explaining why each option is chosen, participants gain an indepth appreciation of their contribution to the goals of the applicant, and the possible benefits and risks of each option.

Goals covered include avoiding filing and search problems, reducing administration in the national phases, improving the quality and speed of patentability opinions, increasing value 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.

Your benefit

  • You will be up to date on recent PCT changes and future plans
  • You will be able to avoid filing errors and defects as well as problems during search
  • You will know how to get better quality patentability opinions

Detailed programme

First day: from 09:00 to 17:00 CET I Second day: from 09:00 to 13:15 CET

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

Recent PCT Changes developments and future plans

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, accelerating grant

Smoothing national and regional entry
  • Best practices in general
  • Delaying national entry
  • Use of bypass route instead of US entry

Smoothing entry before the EPO
  • Optimising EP entry
  • Early entry before the EPO
  • EP entry with Further Processing

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Documentation

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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'This course is practical and not only theory!'

'Very relevant for administrators!'

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'A clear view about the PCT procedure!'

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