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2011 Practical Patent Prosecution Training for New Lawyers

August 25-26, 2011  Alexandria, VA

August 25, 2011                                                           


Member Only 
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 Welcome & Overview
Troy Grabow (Bio)
Hathaway P. Russell (Bio)

Interviewing Inventors & Client Goals
Gregory D. Allen (Bio, Paper, Slides)

Overview of Application Drafting & Provisional Applications
Scott W. Cummings (Bio, Paper, Slides)

Claim Drafting Introduction, Examples & Discussion


H. Sanders Gwin (Bio, Paper, Slides)

Restriction/Elections & Double Patenting

Brian Diner (Bio, Paper, Slides)

Responding to Examiner Actions & Affidavit Practice

Denise M. Kettelberger (Bio, Paper, Slides)

Interviewing Examiners & Knowing the USPTO

Leon Radomsky (Bio, Paper, Slides)

Ethics, IDSs & Duty of Candor

Tomas Irving (Bio, Paper, Slides)


Friday August 26, 2011

Continuation Practice & Request for Continued Examination

George Wheeler (Bio, Paper, Slides)

Petitions & Appeals

William F. Smith (Bio, Paper, Slides)

Issuance, Term, Certificates of Correction, Disclaimers & Maintenance

Robert M. Hansen (Bio, Paper, Slides)

Prosecution Tips from a Patent Litigator's Perspective

Paul D. Tripodi II (Bio, Paper, Slides)

PCT Filing & International Prosecution

Samson Helfgott (Bio, Paper, Slides)

Claim Drafting Workshop