2019 Patent Prosecution Boot Camp

May 13 to 15, 2019


Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street

Philadelphia , PA, United States


Malene Ward


Fee: AIPLA Member - $495 | AIPLA Member Daily Pass - $395 | AIPLA Student Member - $245 | AIPLA Government Member - $245 | Non-Member – $695 | Non-Member Daily Pass - $595

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Are you interested in staying current on patent prosecution practice or involved in cross-disciplinary practice? Are you a new or junior lawyer, a patent agent, or a technical advisor? Are you a foreign practitioner who wants to understand and speak the language of the USPTO and US practitioners when sending instructions on a US case or when receiving instructions on a local case?

If your answer is “yes” to any of the above questions, or if you simply love patent law, please join us at the Loews Philadelphia for this 2.5-day patent prosecution seminar, which is being held immediately before AIPLA’s Spring Meeting. 

Now in its 20th year, AIPLA’s Patent Prosecution Boot Camp is a comprehensive, CLE-accredited seminar that includes instructional lecture-style sessions with practical tips on U.S. and international patent preparation and prosecution, as well as hands-on interactive workshops that will walk you through drafting claims and responding to office actions. To ensure that the workshops are relevant to your practice, they are held in smaller groups according to technology backgrounds: (1) Biotechnology/Chemical, (2) Electrical/Software, and (3) Mechanical.

Day 1 focuses on preparation of a patent application. 
Day 2 focuses on prosecution of the application to grant. 
Day 3 is a half-day program dedicated to more advanced topics such as petitions, appeals, post-grant proceedings, and international practice.

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Stay around after the Patent Prosecution Boot Camp and attend the Spring Meeting taking place at the same hotel. If you attend the Boot Camp and then register for the 2019 Spring Meeting, you will get $200 off your Spring Meeting registration fee.Check your Patent Prosecution Boot Camp registration confirmation email for details. 

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