Posts Tagged: "IPWatchdog Webinars"

IPW Webinar – Increased Liability & Trade Secret Theft Risk During a Downturn Economy

We are in the midst of a very challenging and disruptive global economic climate brought about by the COVID-19 virus situation which is affecting every industry worldwide.  With this economic downturn, certain IP risks become more pronounced, the first of which is a higher risk of IP litigation as operating companies seek to supplant revenue shortfalls and as non-practicing entities…

IPW Webinar – Drug Repurposing and Diagnostics in the Age of COVID-19

What do Tom Hanks, Rand Paul, Idris Elba, and Boris Johnson have in common? They are just some of the high-profile people to be diagnosed with the COVID-19. Proof that SARS-CoV2 can affect anyone. The situation is dire. In many places, hospitals are overwhelmed, and the healthcare system is overworked, overburdened, and barely hanging on. Models currently being used by…

IPW Webinar: 10 Things Every Patent Practitioner Should Know

One of the most common questions we receive from new practitioners is this: “Once I pass the patent bar exam, how do I learn to actually start practicing?” Like so many things in life, there is no substitute for experience. But guidance from those who can point you in the right direction can be extremely valuable. Over the years Gene Quinn and John…

IPW Webinar – The Antiviral Patent Landscape

  With the novel coronavirus spreading both fear and illness across the world, it is a worthwhile exercise to look at the patent landscape of antiviral vaccines. By analyzing  both the quality and quantity of the patent portfolios of the world’s leading manufacturers and researchers, it is possible to evaluate the companies and research institutes  that are at the forefront…

IPW Webinar – 5G Patent Wars: The Looming SEP Fight for the Future

The patent licensing picture remains unclear for wireless.  Some estimate more than 160,000 patents were declared essential for LTE standards; early reports indicate the number of declared 5G standard essential patents will be at least double that number. With hundreds of global companies vying to license patents declared essential to parts of the standard, what will this mean for the…

IPW Webinar – Drafting at the Life Sciences/AI Interface

Determining whether to patent an AI-implemented invention, especially one embodying a life science related innovation or technology, is a difficult assessment. And drafting a related patent application is also extremely difficult given the complexity of the law, the abhorrence of abstractness and the very nature that AI on some level must be abstract to be useful. In this webinar, we…

IPW Webinar – When is a Patent Auction the Answer for Your Portfolio?

  IAM recently reported that LED maker Seoul Semiconductor will be auctioning off two separate patent portfolios relating to 5G and LED technologies. The first portfolio consists of 98 patent assets, including 55 U.S. assets, related to gallium nitride (GaN) radio frequency (RF) semiconductors. The second portfolio consists of more than 177patent assets developed by Seoul Semiconductor relating to high power, mid power LED packages,…

IPWatchdog Webinar – How China is Changing the Global Patent System

The massive volume of filings at the Chinese Patent Office exceeds the filings of the next four most active patent offices combined. This filing surge in China signals a rapid shift to China as the center for the leading-edge technologies that will enable the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The massive prior art collection being built by the Chinese Patent Office comes at…

IPW Webinar: Practical Tips for Overcoming 101 Rejection

In April 2018, the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued guidance after the Federal Circuit’s decision in Berkheimer, which related to Step 2B of the Alice/Mayo framework. Then again in January 2019, the USPTO issued further guidance, this time relating to Step 2A of the Alice/Mayo framework. As a result, it has become easier to obtain patents on computer-implemented…

IPW Webinar: Preparing to License: Using tools to Scale Your Licensing Program

Licensing is a tried and true means to monetize a patent portfolio, but those who will succeed on the path from patent ownership to patent profits will not simply plant a sign and expect licensees to arrive with checks. Like any endeavor that is worth doing, a successful licensing program will take time, energy and planning. There are three key…

IPW Webinar: What the CAFC’s Recent 101 Decisions Mean for Software and Wireless Devices

Join Gene Quinn, President and CEO of IPWatchdog, Inc., on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at 12pm ET, for a wide-ranging discussion of the state of patent eligibility in the computer software arts. Joining Gene will be Bob Stoll, Co-Chair of the IP Practice Group at Drinker Biddle, and former Commissioner for Patents at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

IPW Webinar: Getting to Grant: How to get your patent approved by the EPO

  What are the necessary steps for obtaining a Notice of Allowance at the European Patent Office (EPO)? How can applicants avoid rejections and unnecessary delays, thereby streamlining the process of obtaining a patent grant from the EPO? In this webinar, we will discuss the best practices for drafting a strong patent application to ensure accurate descriptions of claims sufficient…

Free IPW Webinar: Patent Prosecution Sourcing: Best Practices in driving quality patents on strategy and budget

Join Gene Quinn, President, and CEO of IPWatchdog, Inc, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 12pm (noon) EDT for a conversation of the various patent prosecution sourcing models available today, their strengths and weaknesses, and how a thoughtful, coordinated approach to preparation and prosecution of patent applications can stretch budgets without reducing quality.

Free IPW webinar: Business Development for IP firms: Tips on Growing Your Business

Join Gene Quinn on Thursday, July 11, 2019 for a free webinar discussion on tips from growing your IP practice by leveraging the insights provided by big data.

Free IPW Webinar – Patent Portfolio Maintenance

Best practices in patent portfolio maintenance are often handed down or identified based on practical reasons such as budget limitation. But is this the right way to decide what to keep and cut? What about your competitors and their activity? While the data we’re using is general in nature, the same type of analysis can be used to examine behavior…