Posts Tagged: "IPWatchdog Webinars"

IPW Webinar: Crystalline/Solid Form Patents in the Life Sciences: Issues in Prosecution and Litigation

In December of 2020, IPWatchdog hosted a webinar discussing the use of and interest in solid-form patents in the pharmaceutical industry. There were many questions during the webinar, and many follow-up inquiries on the “nuts and bolts” of these patents. Issues including prosecution, claim drafting, novelty, obviousness, enablement, non-species claims in a crystalline-form context, claim interpretation and proving infringement. Join…

IPW Webinar: Budgeting for IP Costs: Transparency, Accuracy, and Modeling the Future

Costs are an omnipresent concern for those in the intellectual property arena, making IP budgeting is a critical necessity for both IP law firms and in-house IP counsels. Whether for purposes of strategic portfolio decision making, or to address requirements to cut spending, accurate budgeting is essential. Unfortunately, creating IP budgets can be time consuming, and it can be extremely…

IPW Webinar – Facilitating and Augmenting Innovation with Artificial Intelligence

For innovative companies the life blood is having engineers and scientists who produce invention disclosures. Unfortunately, as good as they are at creating, engineers and scientists are generally far less equipped to explain what it is that they have created, which creates an obstacle from the start. As every patent attorney can attest, often invention disclosures lack concrete description at…

IPW Webinar – Exploring the Continuum between Human- and AI-Generated Inventions: How Should Patents and Ownership be Allocated?

With the recent accessibility of big data sets and powerful computing systems, artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly used across industries to generate predictions. A human is always initially involved to program the model and determine any learning objective, but the model may evolve to generate results not foreseen by the human. If the result is new, non-obvious, and useful, should…

IPW Webinar: Bringing Clarity to IP Data: Find Priority Information & Use it Precisely

The more data and information we have access to, the harder it is to sort through it all and clearly see what is important. Create a window into your world by viewing prioritized information and then decide how to best use it. Learn from industry experts on the ways they manage their data and what they recommend as the most…

IPW Webinar: The Power Revolution: Innovation and IP in Power Management Technologies

Innovations relating to power and power consumption are an increasingly hot topics as society works to reduce our power footprint by reducing power consumption and moving away from reliance on fossil fuels. As power related innovation continues to advance, implementations are continually morphing from one domain to into another – in manufacturing, solar, data centers, automotive, robotics, consumer products, mobile…

IPW Webinar: Finding, Winning and Retaining the Right Clients

Business Development and Strategic Relationship Creation for Law Firms As the legal market becomes more competitive, law firms are increasingly fighting to win and retain clients. This competitive marketplace causes some to compete on price, which creates vicious downward pressure that is often irresistible to budget-conscious clients. If you want to charge higher rates, there must be a reason for…

IPW Webinar – Pragmatic Annuity Decisions: Tips for Making Responsible Pruning Decisions

  IP Professionals make hundreds of decisions per month and too often feel like they’re flying blind, without enough decision support on the value of patents. Budgets are tight, there is more scrutiny on the business impact of portfolio management decisions such as pruning, and less tolerance for unnecessary payments on dead weight patents. Just like portfolio managers and the…

IPW Webinar: Protecting Medicinal and Plant Products in Europe with Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs)

  Generally speaking, patents last for 20 years from the filing date of the first patent application. While 20 years seems like a long term of protection, many years can be eaten up during patent examination proceedings. An even larger number of years can waste away as the result of the regulatory approval processes, particularly medicinal products (both human and…

IPW Webinar: Building an Innovation Culture

Much has changed over the last year, and while vaccines and hope are on the way, a new normal still seems far off. In the meantime, science, research and development goes on, and innovation is taking place. How has that innovation occurred with so many working remotely, and laboratories shuttered? Creative clients have found a way to keep innovating, what…

IPW Webinar: Augmenting Innovation and Competitive Intelligence using AI based IP Insights

Everyone understands the importance of monitoring technology trends, competitors and new market entrants to support innovation and portfolio optimization but engaging in competitive landscape analysis takes time — lots of time. In the fast-moving world of technology, those in the day-to-day IP operations end of businesses must find efficient ways to do their jobs better to be able to extract…

IPW Webinar: ICANN, UDRP, GDPR and Online Brand Enforcement

The upcoming ICANN meeting provides a renewed focus on the UDRP, the impact of the GDPR and a resurgence in cybersquatting. Businesses and consumers are relying more heavily on the internet than ever before and with people spending more time online, cybersquatters are finding a target-rich environment. As a result, UDRP case filings, a potent weapon in brand enforcement, have…

IPW Webinar: SEP Litigation Trends and Licensing Realities

SEP Litigation Trends and Licensing Realities Join us for this special 90 minute webinar! Approved for 1.8 CLE in Missouri, Pending 90 minutes CLE in Minnesota, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Tennessee! In order for the full potential and promise of autonomous vehicles to be recognized, it will be critical for automakers to create vehicles that communicate with each other in real time, without…

IPW Webinar: The Future of Design IP in China, Europe and the U.S.

According to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), 1.04 million industrial design applications were filed worldwide in 2019, the last year for which data exists. This represents a 1.7% increase in the number of design filings worldwide over 2018. All geographical regions experienced growth in the number of design applications between 2009 and 2019, with North America (+6.7%) and Asia…

IPW Webinar: An Hour On PCT

The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) enables applicants to file a single standardized patent application, and have that application treated as a regular national patent application in 153 Member Countries to the PCT. The PCT process is advantageous when there is a clear global need and likely markets exist around the world, such as with pharmaceuticals, anything involving standard essential patents…