Patents: From Filing to Litigation
BSKB has been providing participants of our Summer Patent Seminar (SPS) with a comprehensive overview of U.S. patent law for over 40 years. SPS focuses primarily on the practical problems encountered in obtaining valid and enforceable U.S. patents, as well as enforcement of patent rights after grant. SPS encompasses lectures provided by experienced practitioners, as well as a series of workshops which provide participants with a chance to learn about patent issues in a hands-on setting.
Who Should Attend?
•In-house counsel, technical advisors, IP coordinators,paralegals, researchers and research managers looking for a comprehensive overview of U.S. patent prosecution
•Patent attorneys and agents from abroad who are interested in developing a thorough understanding of U.S. patent practice.
•Filing and Prosecuting Patent Applications
•Patent Term•Statutory Subject Matter
•Prior Art and Obviousness
•Duty of Disclosure•Benefit of Earlier Filed Applications
•Continuing Patent Application Filing Strategies
•Post Grant Patent Procedures
•Literal Patent Claim Scope Interpretation and Infringement
•Doctrine of Equivalents and Prosecution History Estoppel
Approximate Class Times:
Daily : 9:30am – 4:00pm
Includes all lecture materials, digital text book and social events
CLE Credit Available:
Estimated 20 hours of Virginia Continuing Legal Education credit will be available—including one hour of ethics credit