2019 Electronic and Computer Patent Law Summit
June 11, 2019 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Central Daylight Time)
Minneapolis, MN, US
380 CLE Minutes including 60 Ethics Minutes
Improve Your Patent Practice
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Patent practitioners should sign up for the 2019 AIPLA Electronic & Computer Patent Law Summit in Minneapolis, MN. REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
Intellectual property rights, particularly patents, remain an important legal tool for small and large businesses and inventors.
The legal landscape related to patent prosecution and patent litigation is changing rapidly.
It is crucial to understand these changes and how they will affect you or your clients, particularly in view of persistent and continued calls for further reform and emerging technologies.
The Program for this single-day multi-session seminar will cover a broad range of topics including:
- Priorities of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
- The Post-AIA Evolution of 35 U.S.C. § 102
- Ethical and Risk Management Considerations in IP Practice
- Addressing the Cycle of Poverty: Patent Pro Bono Services
- Practical Guide to Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence Claiming Strategies for US and EP Prosecution
- Patent Litigation Update: Venue, Appeals, Estoppel Issues, and Managing Co-Pending District Court/IPR proceedings
- Applications and Licensing for Emerging Technologies and Technical Standards: Avoiding Pitfalls
- The Next Generation of IP Operations
Guidance on these topics and more will be presented by leading in-house and private practitioners, as well as preeminent legal scholars. The US Commissioner of patents will discuss the USPTO’s priorities and an update on the USPTO’s
other ongoing efforts. CLE credit will be applied for, including ethics credit where applicable.
Who Should Attend
In-house counsel, intellectual property practitioners including litigators and patent prosecution attorneys, transactional attorneys, and scholars who are generally interested in developments surrounding intellectual property law as it relates to electronic technology and digital computing. The Midwest is home to many prominent innovators and users of the patent system. The Summit provides an excellent forum to share knowledge and best practices.
What You Will Learn
- Pragmatic advice as to how to evolve your practice in view of changing contours of Intellectual property law
- Guidance from prosecutors and transactional experts as to the evolution of patent drafting strategies for emerging technologies
- How the changing litigation landscape may affect you’re your practice and your clients’ intellectual property strategies
Hotel Info: Hilton Minneapolis
Call-in code: IPL (call 612-376-100)
Room Block Cut-Off: May 20, 2019
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New Examination Guide on Specimen Examination
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PTAB Designates Decision as Precedential
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