Posts Tagged: pli


USPTO Announces Live Administered Exam Schedule for 2010

This year individuals seeking registration before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (Office) as patent attorneys and agents can take the exam at the USPTO on …
By Gene Quinn 6 years ago 0

PLI Patent Bar Review Spring/Summer Tour 2010

It is about that time of the year where our calendar really starts to heat up. This course, which happens every year during law school spring break, …
By Gene Quinn 6 years ago 0

Practising Law Institute Helping Out Attorneys in Down Economy

PLI is offering scholarships for unemployed attorneys and they are also hosting Winning Strategies for Managing Your Career 2010 for the special price of $25. From time to time …
By Gene Quinn 6 years ago 0

Judge Pauline Newman Headlines All-Star PLI Program

Yes, a message from the shameless commerce division no doubt, but there are a handful of excellent PLI patent related programs coming up in February and March …
By Gene Quinn 6 years ago 1

Courts Reluctant to Stay Patent Litigation Pending Reexam

Over the last several months large law firms have opened Reexamination Practice Groups and even starting blogs dedicated solely or in part to exploring the issues presented …
By Gene Quinn 6 years ago 6

PLI Update: Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law

In this release, the authors (Kaye Scholer LLP’s Patent Group) update and expand Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law with new discussion of many topics, including double …
By PLI Publications 7 years ago 1

Bilski: Eyewitness Report and Expert Analysis

On Monday, November 9, 2009, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the much anticipated Bilski case, which could well decide once and for all whether …
By Gene Quinn 7 years ago 8

Does My Degree Qualify Me to Take the Patent Bar?

Some of the most popular pages month after month on IPWatchdog.com are our Patent Bar information pages, and given that I teach for the PLI Patent …
By Gene Quinn 7 years ago 9

How Much Longer Can the USPTO Test an Old MPEP?

Last week I was in New York City teaching the PLI Patent Bar Review Course along with John White.  The week was a good one, although the …
By Gene Quinn 7 years ago 10

CAFC Makes it More Difficult to Prove Fraud on USPTO

At the beginning of August 2009 the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued its decision in Exergen Corp. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., et al., …
By Gene Quinn 7 years ago 6

PLI Hosts Briefing on Green Technology Patent Litigation

I hardly keep it a secret that the Practising Law Institute is a sponsor of IPWatchdog.com, although not necessarily the views expressed herein, which are mine …
By Gene Quinn 7 years ago 0

Upcoming PLI Patent Programs

Patent Bar Review September 22-26, 2009, New York City In clear, concise, right-to-the-point language, this information-packed course leads you through the intricacies – and around the traps – of the …
By Gene Quinn 7 years ago 0

PLI Publishes 2009 Federal Circuit Yearbook

Each year, the Federal Circuit Yearbook provides a concise, comprehensive review of every patent decision published by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit …
By Gene Quinn 7 years ago 0

Faber on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting Updated

Last month the seminal PLI Treatise, Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting, was updated with information on claim drafting tips and techniques post Bilski, and a few other …
By Gene Quinn 7 years ago 1

Interview with Gilles Bignan, PhD in Chemistry

Gilles Bignan holds a PhD. in Chemistry, and soon will be a new patent agent.  I met Gilles in October 2008, when he attended the PLI patent bar …
By Gene Quinn 7 years ago 2