2024-06-18 2024-06-18 , online online, 1,150 € zzgl. MwSt. James C. Signor https://forum-institut.de/seminar/24071131-u-s-patent-formalities/referenten/24/24_07/24071131-online-seminar-us-patent-formalities_signor-james-c.jpg U.S. Patent Formalities

This live webcast course deals with how to protect your patent properly in the USA. This online course will provide a detailed guidance to the formal requirements of US patent prosecution.

The contents of your online course
  • What are relevant law, rules and guidelines?
  • Useful USPTO resources, including Patent Center and Global Dossier
  • Requirements and formal documents for a U.S. patent application
  • Workshop: Example filing of patent application, documents and amendments
  • Prosecuting a U.S. patent application: objections/rejections, timing, RCE practice and appeals
  • Post-issuance of a granted U.S. patent, i.a. Inter Partes and Post-Grant Reviews


Who should attend
Do you work as an IP administrator, legal assistant, formalities manager / officer or paralegal in private practice and deal with U.S. patent formalities?

Then this online course is designed for your and all those who require an overview of the administrative and formalities requirements of the U.S. patent system.
The objectives of your online course
This online course will provide a detailed guidance to the formal requirements of U.S. patent prosecution. The speaker will describe the necessary papers, forms and fees required for U.S. patent practice, as well as the best practices for meeting those requirements. It aims to give a practical, indepth understanding of the U.S. Patent System.

Participants will have the opportunity to raise questions on all aspects of the procedures. Commonly arising problems and practical solutions will be discussed.

This course is also tailored to European practitioners. It will thus highlight the important differences between U.S. and European formalities and provide guidance on how to effectively meet the U.S. formalities when prosecuting counterpart applications in Europe and elsewhere.
Your benefit

After the course

  • you will know the most important differences between U.S. and European patent formalitites
  • you will have a better understanding of the formal requirements of U.S. patent prosecution
  • you will know how to avoid the most common mistakes

Online Seminar - U.S. Patent Formalities

U.S. Patent Formalities

The Guide to the Formal Requirements

Benefits
  • Practical, first-hand expertise
  • Succinct and effective knowledge transfer
  • Seminar material as a source of reference

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Termin

02/07/2024

02/07/2024

Zeitraum

09:00 to 17:00 CET

09:00 to 17:00 CET
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Jean-Claude Alexandre Ho, LL.M.
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+49 6221 500-675
jc.alexandreho@forum-institut.de

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This live webcast course deals with how to protect your patent properly in the USA. This online course will provide a detailed guidance to the formal requirements of US patent prosecution.

The contents of your online course

  • What are relevant law, rules and guidelines?
  • Useful USPTO resources, including Patent Center and Global Dossier
  • Requirements and formal documents for a U.S. patent application
  • Workshop: Example filing of patent application, documents and amendments
  • Prosecuting a U.S. patent application: objections/rejections, timing, RCE practice and appeals
  • Post-issuance of a granted U.S. patent, i.a. Inter Partes and Post-Grant Reviews


Who should attend
Do you work as an IP administrator, legal assistant, formalities manager / officer or paralegal in private practice and deal with U.S. patent formalities?

Then this online course is designed for your and all those who require an overview of the administrative and formalities requirements of the U.S. patent system.

The objectives of your online course

This online course will provide a detailed guidance to the formal requirements of U.S. patent prosecution. The speaker will describe the necessary papers, forms and fees required for U.S. patent practice, as well as the best practices for meeting those requirements. It aims to give a practical, indepth understanding of the U.S. Patent System.

Participants will have the opportunity to raise questions on all aspects of the procedures. Commonly arising problems and practical solutions will be discussed.

This course is also tailored to European practitioners. It will thus highlight the important differences between U.S. and European formalities and provide guidance on how to effectively meet the U.S. formalities when prosecuting counterpart applications in Europe and elsewhere.

Your benefit

After the course

  • you will know the most important differences between U.S. and European patent formalitites
  • you will have a better understanding of the formal requirements of U.S. patent prosecution
  • you will know how to avoid the most common mistakes

Detailed programme

09:00 to 17:00 CET

Introduction to the U.S. patent system and to the USPTO
  • Laws, rules and USPTO guidelines
  • USPTO website and resources
  • Patent Center
  • Global Dossier

Requirements and formal documents for a U.S. patent application
  • Types of U.S. patent applications
  • Parts of a U.S. patent application and required filing forms
  • Applicant and assignment
  • Example filing of a sample U.S. patent application (National Phase)
  • Example filing documents and amendments with Patent Center
  • Differences for other application types

Post-Issuance of a granted U.S. patent
  • Term and PTA
  • Payment of maintenance fees
  • Reissue and Certificates of Correction
  • Patent Marking

Prosecuting a U.S. patent application
  • USPTO papers issued after filing
  • Accelerated Examination possibilities
  • Information Disclosure Statements (IDS)
  • Office Actions, restriction, requirements, types of rejections, requirements for patentability
  • Examiner interviews and Ombudsman
  • After-final practice
  • Requests for Continued Examination (RCEs)
  • Appeals
  • Allowance and issuance

Challenging patents at the USPTO
  • 3rd party submissions
  • Inter Partes Review (IPR)
  • Post-Grant Review (PGR)
  • Covered Business Methods (CBM)

Further information

Documentation

Delegates will receive a course material containing comprehensive documentation provided by the speaker, which will be a valuable source of reference for the future.

What our participants say

  • 'It was much more in-depth as I expected, which was really great! Great speaker, great masterclass and it was nice to meet colleagues from other countries and companies!' (formalities officer)


  • 'The fact that it was a smaller group allowed a good exchange of experience within the subject; very good material, good speaker, time for questions and discussions!' (patent administrator)

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Testimonials

Gives a great idea of the US Rule & guidelines.

IP Admin

Very informative and complete, even if you already have a lot of US experience.

Formalities Officer

Gives a great overview and understanding of the US prosecution.

IP Specialist

'It was much more in-depth as I expected, which was really great! Great speaker, great masterclass and it was nice to meet colleagues from other countries and companies!'

Formalities Officer

'The fact that it was a smaller group allowed a good exchange of experience within the subject; very good material, good speaker, time for questions and discussions!'

Patent Administrator