Stronger Patents

CLE Class: The STRONGER Patents Act

    ***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…

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CLE Class: Function and Structure in Patent Claims

      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…

ncpp inaugural meeting patent quality forum

NCPP INAUGURAL MEETING: Patent Quality Forum

    Patent quality is an ongoing topic that must continually be addressed as the patent ecosystem changes. In a dynamically changing patent ecosystem, Patent Practitioners must develop their skill set to provide the most effective counsel to their clients. Join the National Council on Patent Practicum (NCPP) and our constituents as we discuss patent quality, what it…