Partnering in Patents

October 24, 2018 8:45 AM to 4:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

Location

Madison Building Auditorium, United States Patent and Trademark Office
600 Dulaney Street

Alexandria, VA

Registration

Fee: 95.00 for CLE

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On October 24, 2018, USPTO in collaboration with AIPLA will host the 25th Anniversary of the annual Partnering in Patents event.  This is an open dialog between USPTO and AIPLA.  The event will have a focus session in the morning related to patent examination, followed by a series of presentations and discussions in the afternoon.   

Special Remarks will be given by:  Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office

The main discussion topics are:

  • USPTO Initiatives
  • Functional Claiming
  • 35 U.S.C. §101
  • Patent Quality

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