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Posts Tagged: "webinar"

IPW Webinar – The Patent Cooperation Treaty: Best Practices & Common Mistakes

The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) is becoming an increasingly important tool for companies all around the world, with strategic use on the rise for a variety of reasons. Did you know, for example, that if you proceed to PCT Chapter II at a cost of $600 and choose the U.S. as your searching authority, your National Stage fees for Examination…

Attracting and Keeping Good Corporate Clients: Navigating the relationship between inside and outside counsel

As the strength of US patents has waned over the past decade, more and more companies are seeking higher quality patents from their outside counsel. As downward budgetary pressures become ever more real, in-house counsel are using big-data metrics to measure the performance of their outside counsel to determine which firms should receive more, and less, work. Caught in the middle are outside counsel who continue to be asked to do more for less.

Webinar: Preparing for Competitive IP Assertion and Litigation Threats

Patent enforcement campaigns led by patent trolls, non-practicing entities and patent assertion entities have been the focus of most in the intellectual property world for the majority of the past decade. Increasingly, however, we are seeing large entities in immature markets resorting to competitive IP assertion. Apple v. Samsung and Waymo v. Uber are high profile examples of large entity…

Webinar: Portfolio Montetization: Identifying the Valuable Patents in a Portfolio

Analytics and big data can provide insight into the potential value of a patent portfolio in many ways, even identifying assets ripe for redistribution. What may be a non-core asset for one could be an important missing piece for another. So, what if you could use big data to identify buyers who might be interested in patent assets you are…

Webinar: Disruptive Technology Through a Patent Lens

Half of the Fortune 500 companies in 2000 have disappeared and the average age of an S&P 500 company is under 20 years old, down from 60 years in the 1950s. The disruptive force of technology is the main cause. In this webinar, Nigel Swycher CEO along with; Lucy Wojcik, Head of IP, Ocado Group plc; Frank Dangeard, Director at…

Webinar: Best Practices for Avoiding Patent Prosecution Malpractice

This Webinar is Sponsored by Clarivate Analytics Malpractice concerns for patent practitioners are on the rise. As patents become more valuable and the intricacies of patent practice only continue to grow, the opportunity for mistakes with severe consequences are escalating. There is no substitute for being prepared, highly organized and having systems and policies in place to deal with a…

Webinar: The Art of Responding to Obviousness Rejections

Join Gene Quinn, founder and president of IPWatchdog.com, for a free webinar discussion on responding to obviousness rejections and convincing examiners there is more to the claimed invention than the sum of its parts. Joining Gene will be John White, patent attorney and procedure expert.

Webinar: Optimizing Patent Prosecution to Achieve Stronger, More Valuable Patents

Join Gene Quinn, President and Founder of IPWatchdog.com, President and Founder of IPWatchdog.com, on Thursday, October 4, 2018, for a conversation about these factors and the importance of understanding the technology marketplace as a means to inform a savvier patent prosecution strategy. Joining Gene will be George Pappas, Senior IP Counsel for Volvo Cars and former Vice President at Qualcomm, and Martin Bijman, Director of IP Products at TechInsights.

Webinar: Patent Prosecution Strategies for the Realities of AIA

Join Gene Quinn on Thursday, September 27, 2018, for a free webinar discussion on the important topic of streamlining the patent prosecution process and stretching a patent budget efficiently. Joining Gene will be Stuart Recher, Vice President of IP Services for Clarivate Analytics.

Saving money by slashing patent attorney fees wastes every dollar

You get what you pay for, and C-level executives that play the role of bean-counter and only see that they are saving money today without any consideration of the damage they are doing long-term to their patent portfolios will wind up doing real, lasting and severe damage to their corporations. It is just that simple. The Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit have simply created too many impediments to obtaining and keeping a patent to justify the expense of spending any part of a budget on anything other than a patent that is done properly. So, you might think you are saving money by slashing patent attorneys fees yet again this year, but what you are doing is wasting every dollar you spend.

Navigating the Patent Landscape in China

The Chinese intellectual property legal system has matured rapidly. Just 40 years ago China did not have a patent system, and today the country is aggressively using patent policy to create an innovation pathway… Meanwhile, China is pursuing what they refer to as the Made in China 2025 initiative.

USPTO Issues Guidance on Effects of Supreme Court’s Decision in SAS Institute on PTAB Trials

On Thursday, April 26th, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued new guidance regarding the effects of the U.S. Supreme Court’s judgment in SAS Institute Inc. on America Invents Act (AIA) trial proceedings held before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Along with the new guidance, the USPTO also announced a webinar with PTAB Chief Judge David Ruschke taking…

Patent Drafting: Trends, Reality and Avoiding Rejections

Join Gene Quinn on Thursday, November 9 at 2:00 PM ET for a free webinar conversation on the trends and reality of 112 disclosure requirements. I will be joined by Todd Van Thomme, a shareholder with Nyemaster Goode PC, and Cynthia Gilbert, co-founder of Blueshift IP. Van Thomme specializes in mechanical and food science related innovations, while Gilbert specializes in computer implemented inventions. We will, therefore, focus our 112 discussions on these specific areas.

Patent Drafting Webinar: Trends and Realities of 112 Disclosure Requirements

Join Gene Quinn on Thursday, November 9 at 2:00 PM ET for a free webinar conversation on the trends and reality of 112 disclosure requirements. Gene will be joined by Todd Van Thomme, a shareholder with Nyemaster Goode PC, and Cynthia Gilbert, co-founder of Blueshift IP. Van Thomme specializes in mechanical and food science related innovations, while Gilbert specializes in computer implemented inventions. We will, therefore, focus our 112 discussions on these specific areas.

Unlocking Examiner Rejections: Using Forward Citations Strategically in Prosecution, Litigation and Due Diligence

Join Gene Quinn, founder of IPWatchdog.com, on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 12:00 Eastern for a free webinar discussion on the strategic use of “forward rejections” in prosecution, litigation and due diligence.