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5/17 - Concurrent Track 1 - Patent Prosecution

May 17, 2022 10:15 AM to 12:00 PM


Salon 2-5


105 CLE Minutes

Amendment Practice at the USPTO and EPO Patent Prosecution

Moderator: Wayne Sobon, JUUL Labs, San Francisco, CA


Drafting Considerations in view of Avoiding Pitfalls During EP Prosecution
Daniele Schiuma. Müller-Boré, Munich, Germany

Drafting Applications to Provide Flexibility in US Post Grant Proceedings and Litigation
Salvador Bezos, Sterne Kessler, Washington, DC

Pitfalls Come to Light:  Learn the Dangers of EPO Amendment Practice
Jeremias Wollschlaeger, Hoffmann Eitle, Düsseldorf, Germany


  • Sobon, Wayne

    Juul Labs | Vice President, Intellectual Property

    Wayne Sobon is Vice President, Intellectual Property at JUUL Labs, Inc., based in San Francisco, California. JUUL’s mission is to transition the world’s billion adult smokers away from combustible cigarettes, eliminate their use, and combat underage usage of our products.
  • Schiuma, Daniele

    Muller-Bore & Partner | Partner,

    Dr. Daniele Schiuma is patent attorney and partner at Müller-Boré & Partner Patentanwälte PartG mbB in Munich, Germany since 1997. Daniele has studied physics, completing his diploma thesis in particle physics at the International Research Center CERN in Geneva and obtained his doctorate in law at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Patent, Copyright and Competition Law in Munich.
  • Bezos, Salvador M.

    Sterne Kessler | Director

    Salvador M. Bezos is a director in Sterne Kessler’s Electronics Practice Group. Sal helps clients develop enforceable patent portfolios in a wide range of technical areas, including user interfaces, financial software products, cloud computing, parallel and distributed computer architectures, computer graphics, networking, automotive technology, databases, and computer architectures.
  • Wollschlaeger, Jeremias

    Hoffmann Eitle Dusseldorf | Patent Attorney

    Jeremias studied physics at the Technical University (RWTH) in Aachen. In 2013 he completed his final thesis at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT) on laser processing (laser fusion cutting). Thereafter, he was a scientific staff member at the Welding and Joining Institute of the RWTH. Jeremias joined Hoffmann Eitle, a pan-European IP boutique headquartered in Munich, in 2015. He qualified as a European patent attorney in 2018 and as a German patent attorney in 2019.