Concurrent Morning Track 1: Sections 101 and 112

May 7, 2020 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Sections 101 and 112: Increased Interplay and Overlap?
Moderator: TBD

Overview of How 101 Has Been Applied in Each Art Area: Compare and Contrast

Hope Shimabuku, Director of the Texas Regional United States Patent and Trademark Office

Interplay of 101 and 112 in Electrical and Software Arts – Weighing the Level of Disclosure Required for Software and Electrical Claims
Laleh Jalali, Alliance IP, LLC, Phoenix, AZ

Interplay of 101 and 112 in Biotechnology
Tara Nealey, Polsinelli, PC, St. Louis, MO

Presented by:
Biotechnology/Patent Law and Committees


  • Jalali Photo Jalali, Laleh

    Alliance IP, LLC | Patent Attorney

    Laleh Jalali has over 25 years of experience as a U.S. patent attorney, including patent prosecution, patent portfolio management, patent analysis in the context of offensive and defensive patent assertions, patent pageants and patent licensing negotiations.
  • Nealey Photo Nealey, Tara

    Polsinelli, PC | Shareholder, Practice Chair

    Dr. Tara Nealey is a member of the Science and Technology practice group, with a background in academic physiology research. She focuses on advising clients with intellectual property questions related to life science technologies.