This course will lead participants through all essential steps in preparing for Oral Proceedings. The first part of the day is devoted to the patent granting procedure and opposition. The second part will prepare you for a better presentation before the Boards of Appeal. The day will be completed with case studies and role simulations guided by our excellent speakers.
- Amsterdam / 04. - 05.06.2019
This course provides drafting and negotiating advice for EU practitioners, with precise references to existing US law.
- Heidelberg / 04. - 05.06.2019
This course will outline the principles of licensing and examine every stage, from taking the decision to license, through negotiation to an in-depth analysis of an international license to what happens after the agreement has been signed.
- Amsterdam / 05. - 06.06.2019
- Heidelberg / 05. - 06.12.2019
Computer-implemented inventions are now wide-spread in areas such as telecommunications, automotive or medical engineering. Drafting patent claims and IP strategies for software innovations show considerable differences in detail. Learn the particularities and train to draft better claims for software innovations!
Learn how to write software patent applications which get granted and are infringed upon! This course will give you the best practical tips to improve your skills in drafting claims for software patents. Apply your knowledge in a practical test including feedback from our speaker, an experienced litigation expert.
You will get a first-hand update on the most important decisions of the EPO Boards of Appeal on software.
The most important published and unpublished decisions of the EPO Boards of Appeal 2016-2018 in the field of biotechnology will be presented. The panelists will discuss, in particular, the consequences of these decisions on patent practice.
The purpose of this seminar 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.
- Amsterdam / 22. - 23.10.2019
Our speakers will help you to gain an in-depth understanding of Art 83 EPC. After the course, you will be able to better balance the needs for disclosing the necessary information for the European patent application and keeping important features of the invention secret for other jurisdictions.
This course is about key metrics for IP. Attendees will learn how to measure IP KPIs.