Join us for our upcoming CLE series, Patent Practitioner (Re)loading. Topics include: Art of Inventor and Examiner Interviews (and other TBD Topics) Pitfalls in Drafting Design Patents Monetizing Patent Rights Register below to secure your seat.
Join us for the final series in our COVID Relief Package CLE Series. This half-day CLE includes the following topics: Session 1: Systems to Preserve Confidentiality and Attorney-Client Privilege (9:00 AM – 10:00 AM) Session 2: Law Firm Practice in Light of Covid-19 (10:00 AM – 11:00 AM) Session 3: Addressing Diversity Concerns…
NCPP boot camp on high-level tips and best practices for improving the quality of patent preparation and prosecution.
How to amend claims no more than necessary in order to achieve desired claim scope, while avoiding unnecessary amendments.
NCPP Boot Camp on avoiding divided infringement and drafting to avoid 101 rejection. Register online today.
Understand through case law how certain seemingly innocuous words or terms may be interpreted in claims.
Explore the use of active voice in drafting patent claims, and earn how to claim the important aspects of an invention using active voice rather than simply painting the “circumstances” surrounding the invention.
What do in-house counsel look for when hiring outside counsel for patent matters? Register now for NCPP’s online CLE course to find out.
***NEW DATE The STRONGER Patents Act was introduced to strengthen the position of the United States as the world’s leading innovator by amending Title 35, United States Code, to protect the property rights of the inventors that grow the country’s economy. The STRONGER Patents Act includes a number of changes to strengthen both…
What phrases and terms are functional, structural, and statements of intended use in patent claims, and how do patent professionals leverage them? Join Jason M. Perilla of Thomas | Horstemeyer, LLP, a former primary patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, as he presents these concepts. Learn how to quickly…