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Program as of June 17. Subject to change.

Wednesday, August 21
4:00 - 6:00 pm​ Pre-Registration​
Thursday, August 22
7:00 am​

Registration & CLE Information​

7:00 - 8:00 am​

Continental Breakfast​

8:00 - 8:15 am​

Welcome & Overview​

8:15 am - 1:30 pm​

Plenary Session:

8:15 - 9:00 am​

Searching, Interviewing Inventors & Clients Goals​

9:00 - 9:45 am​

Application Drafting & Provisional Applications​

9:45 - 10:00 am ​

Break​

10:00 am - 12:00 pm​

​Claim Drafting - Introduction, Examples & Discussion

12:00 - 12:30 pm​

​Lunch

12:30 - 1:30 pm​

Patent Prosecution Under the AIA​

1:30 - 5:15 pm ​

Plenary Session:

1:30 - 2:00 pm​

Inventorship

2:00 - 2:30 pm ​

​Restriction Elections & Double Patenting

2:30 - 3:45 pm ​

​Responding to Examiner Actions & Affidavit Practice

3:45 - 4:00 pm​

​Break

4:00 - 4:30 pm​

​Interviewing Examiners & Knowing the USPTO

4:30 - 5:15 pm​

Prosecution Tips from a Patent Litigator's Perspective

Friday, August 23
7:00 am​

​Registration & CLE Information

7:00 - 8:00 am​

​Continental Breakfast

8:00 am - 12:00 pm​

Plenary Session:

8:00 - 8:30 am​

​Continuation Practice & Requestion Continued Examination

8:30 - 9:15 am​

​Petitions & Appeals

9:15 - 10:00 am​

​Issuance, Term, Certification of Correction, Disclaimers & Maintenance

10:00 - 10:15 am​

​Break

10:15 - 11:45 am​

​PCT Filing & International Prosecution

11:45 - 12:45 pm​

Ethics, IDSs and Duty of Candor

12:45 - 1:15 pm​

​Lunch

1:15 - 1:45 pm​

Post-Grant Proceedings and Patent Litigation under the AIA

1:45 - 5:30 pm​
​Concurrent Claim Drafting Worshops

Mechanical, Electrical/Software, Biotechnology/Chemical​