“Preparing for Upcoming Patent Law Changes” Practicing Law Institute PresentationOn September 12, 2012 by Schnader
Ronald J. Ventola II, Joan T. Kluger, Stephenie W. Yeung and Andrew Chou, presented a complimentary webinar on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, which provided one hour of CLE credit. The webinar discussed new provisions that affect patentability during prosecution, changes to post-issuance review, and the new definitions of prior art, which generally broaden the list of events that might render a patent invalid. Changes to selected best practices and available procedures were also discussed.
Topics covered included:
- Pre-Issuance Provisions
- First-to-File Rule
- Changes to the Definition of Prior Art
- Interpretation of the Grace Period
- Non-inventors as Applicants
- Post Grant Practices
- Supplemental Examination
- Inter Partes Review
- Post Grant Review
The archived version of this program can be viewed for one hour of CLE credit at this PLI web address until September, 2013.