2024-07-25 2024-07-25 , online online, 1,290 € plus tax Marcus Kretzschmar https://www.forum-institut.com/seminar/24091134-us-patent-applications-for-european-practitioners/referenten/24/24_09/24091134-course-us-patent-applications-for-european-practitioners_kretzschmar-marcus.jpg US Patent Applications for European Practitioners

This online course centers around an interactive case study that provides participants with a hands-on analysis of US patent law in comparison to European Law. Special attention will be paid to US practice in the post-AIA world.

The contents of your online course
  • European vs. US patent system: all the differences you need to know!
  • Preparing a global patent application: from determining inventorship to claim drafting
  • Prosecuting US patent applications after the AIA: prior art and grace period, dos and don'ts
  • Recent US decisions affecting European patent practice
  • Understanding post-grant challenges in the US


Who should attend
Do you work in a corporate patent/IP department or as a patent attorney in private practice and do you deal regularly with patent prosecutions before the USPTO?
Then this course is intended for you. Knowledge of patents is required.
The objectives of your online course
This practical course centers around an interactive case study that provides participants with a hands-on analysis of US patent law in comparison to European Law. Special attention will be paid to US practice in the post-AIA world.

The course will take you from the conception of the invention and determining inventorship to the drafting of the application and the prosecution of the patent. Practical examples will focus on issues specific to your area of practice including preparing for the new post grant challenges.

Learn how to avoid pitfalls when prosecuting US patent applications especially from a European inhouse perspective.
Your benefit

  • You will understand the relevant differences between the US and the European patent system for patent applications
  • You will learn how to deal with parallel European and US patent applications
  • You will get an update on the latest US patent case-law wiht an impact for European patent practitioners

Course - US Patent Applications for European Practitioners

US Patent Applications for European Practitioners

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  • Excellent speakers
  • With European in-house counsel perspective
  • Hands-on course
  • We are now officially certified to ISO 9001 and ISO 21001 standard

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Appointment

24/09/2024

24/09/2024

Period

09:00 - 17:00 CET

09:00 - 17:00 CET
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Jean-Claude Alexandre Ho, LL.M.
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+49 6221 500-675
jc.alexandreho@forum-institut.de

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This online course centers around an interactive case study that provides participants with a hands-on analysis of US patent law in comparison to European Law. Special attention will be paid to US practice in the post-AIA world.

The contents of your online course

  • European vs. US patent system: all the differences you need to know!
  • Preparing a global patent application: from determining inventorship to claim drafting
  • Prosecuting US patent applications after the AIA: prior art and grace period, dos and don'ts
  • Recent US decisions affecting European patent practice
  • Understanding post-grant challenges in the US


Who should attend
Do you work in a corporate patent/IP department or as a patent attorney in private practice and do you deal regularly with patent prosecutions before the USPTO?
Then this course is intended for you. Knowledge of patents is required.

The objectives of your online course

This practical course centers around an interactive case study that provides participants with a hands-on analysis of US patent law in comparison to European Law. Special attention will be paid to US practice in the post-AIA world.

The course will take you from the conception of the invention and determining inventorship to the drafting of the application and the prosecution of the patent. Practical examples will focus on issues specific to your area of practice including preparing for the new post grant challenges.

Learn how to avoid pitfalls when prosecuting US patent applications especially from a European inhouse perspective.

Your benefit

  • You will understand the relevant differences between the US and the European patent system for patent applications
  • You will learn how to deal with parallel European and US patent applications
  • You will get an update on the latest US patent case-law wiht an impact for European patent practitioners

Detailed programme

09:00 - 17:00 CET

Key Differences between The USA and Europe
  • First-to-invent versus first-to-file and first-inventor-to-file
  • Transition applications after the AIA
  • Inventors as the applicant versus the employer and how that changes after the AIA
  • US Novelty versus Absolute Novelty
  • Obviousness versus inventive step: Strategies for attacking obviousness rejections
  • Understand recent changes in the law of patentable subjects

Preparing a Global Patent Application
  • A. Determining inventorship
    • Role of 'conception' and 'reduction to practice'
  • B. Satisfying written description and sufficiency
  • C. Claim and specification drafting for every jurisdiction
    • Drafting claims to best protect the invention and avoid relying on the doctrine of equivalents
    • Claiming computer-implemented inventions
    • Drafting chemical/biotech claims
    • Drafting mechanical/electrical claims

Effective Cost-Saving Prosecution Strategies
  • Prior art: what is different in the USA?
    • Definitions of prior art in the first-to-invent system vs. first-inventor-to-file system
    • Taking advantage of new patent office programs that streamline prosecution
    • Developing an effective global patent application filing strategy

Understanding Post-Grant Challenges in The USA
  • Preparing to launch a challenge
  • Differences in EP oppositions
  • Defending your patent in a challenge

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