Thursday, April 9, 2015 | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Mitchell Bernstein, Assistant Chief Counsel Global Intellectual Property, Zoetis Inc.
David A. Boag, Boag Law PLLC
Patents 101 is designed for non-intellectual property attorneys who want to better understand the property right conferred by a patent, by examining the processes for obtaining, enforcing and challenging a patent. Covered topics will include a comparison of the property right conferred by a patent to other intellectual property rights, and overviews of the process obtaining a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and enforcing a patent against would-be infringers in federal court. Additional topics will cover mechanisms for challenging a competitor’s patent in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, under the America Invents Act, enforcing a patent before the International Trade Commission, and ethical issues in obtaining and enforcing a patent.Live Program (includes download of materials):
Live Program: $229 Member/$329 Nonmember
In-House: $179 Member/$279 Nonmember (The In-House discounted rate cannot be combined with other discounts.)Discounts will be granted to attorneys working for government agencies, public interest groups, full-time students and full-time academics.
Adda C. Gogoris, Merchant & Gould P.C.
Philip L. Hirschhorn, Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Michael P. Kahn, Ropes & Gray
James R. Klaiber, Pryor Cashman LLP
Janet B. Linn, Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP
6:00 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. IP Overview—Different Types of IP Protection
6:20p.m. – 6:50 p.m. Patent Application Preparation and Prosecution
Adda C. Gogoris
6:50 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. Post-Grant Challenges Under AIA
Philip L. Hirschhorn
7:20 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Break
7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Patent Litigation
Michael P. Kahn
8:00 p.m. – 8:30p.m. ITC proceedings
Janet B. Linn
8:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Ethical Issues in Obtaining and Enforcing Your Patent
James R. Klaiber
New York Credit: 3.0 total: 2.5 professional practice & 0.5 ethics
This program provides transitional/non-transitional credit for all attorneys.
California Credit: 3.0 total: 2.5 general & 0.5 professional responsibility
New Jersey Credit: 3.4 general
Pennsylvania Credit: 2.5 total: 2.0 general & 0.5 professional responsibility
Save $$ on DVDs & CDs
*DVDs $229 Member/$329 Nonmember
In-House: $179 Member/$279 Nonmember (The In-House discounted rate cannot be combined with other discounts.)
*CDs $179 Member/$249 Nonmember
In-House: $139 Member/$209 Nonmember (The In-House discounted rate cannot be combined with other discounts.)
*Materials Only (no CLE credit): $99 Member/$129 Nonmember
* New York residents will be charged the New York sales tax for all audio visual purchases.
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Darianne De Leon, Program & Sponsorship Coordinator, City Bar Center for CLE | (212) 382-6731 | email@example.com