Emerging IP Abroad: Approaches to Protecting Computer Functionality and Designs Outside the US
May 11, 2020 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
60 Minutes of MCLE
Moderator: Richard Stockton, Banner Witcoff
TopicsFasten Your Seatbelts! Prosecuting Design Patents in a Fast-Changing World: When not to file a utility patent, balancing design patents and copyright on fast developing technologies in China, Europe and Japan
Mr. Akihiko Okuno, SK IP Law Firm, Tokyo, Japan
Patent Eligibility for Computer Functions: A comprehensive look at computer simulation before the Expanded Board of Appeals and insights into approaches for Canada, China, the EPO and the UK
Dr. Christian Heine, KEENWAY, Düsseldorf, Germany
Banner Witcoff | AttorneyRichard advises clients on all aspects of intellectual property law, including tactical and strategic counseling, portfolio management, litigation and prosecution matters.
KEENWAY Patentanwälte | PartnerDr. Christian Heine has been a partner at KEENWAY since 2008 and advises national and international clients in particular on patent granting and infringement proceedings as well as on questions of German employee invention law.
SK IP Law Firm | Managing Partner