Posts Tagged: "webinar"

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

Knowing when a patent or patent application you or your client owns has been used in a 102 novelty rejection for another application presents obvious strategic benefits. Join Gene Quinn, founder of, on Thursday, October 26, 2017, to discuss the strategic prosecution, litigation and due diligence uses of “forward rejections.” Joining him will be patent attorney Bernard Tomsa, a partner with Brooks Kusham, to discuss the patent litigation and prosecution strategies. Also on the panel will be Kent Richardson, a business attorney and patent valuation expert who has represented LinkedIn and others, to discuss due diligence and the implication the strategies discussed could have on overall patent and portfolio value.

FREE Webinar: Hot Topics in Patent Litigation

A multitude of changes to patent law and practice have altered the face of patent litigation in America. From patent venue decisions in district courts that seem to be inconsistent with TC Heartland, to Indian Tribes acquiring patents and asserting sovereign immunity, the patent enforcement and defense landscape has changed dramatically over the past few months. Amidst these changing times, please join Gene Quinn for a free webinar webinar discussion – Hot Topics in Patent Litigation – on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 12pm ET. Gene will be joined by former ITC Commissioner F. Scott Kieff and Keith Grady, Chair of IP and Technology Litigation at Polsinelli.

Counterfeiting Battles and Combating Repeat Infringers

I will host a free webinar on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 12pm ET. The title of our discussion is Combating Repeat Infringers, but we will address the issue of counterfeits from top to bottom. Joining me for this webinar will be Maysa Razavi, heading of Anti-Counterfeiting for INTA, Anthony Lo Cicero, a litigator with 40 years of experience relating to trademark enforcement and brand protection, and Joan Porta the Brand Protection Manager for Red Points. We will explore the magnitude of the problem, solutions for dealing with infringers in an online environment, and how if necessary to escalate enforcement to take the fight to Customs and into the courtroom if necessary.

Optimizing Patent Applications: Drafting to Withstand Challenge

It is now truer than ever that patent drafters must treat every invention as the million dollar, or billion dollar, invention from the start. By the time you realize the invention warrants that level of attention it will be too late to do anything, that is unless you laid the foundation of a solid patent application from the earliest stages. This means an extraordinarily detailed specification, it means thoughtful application of as much known prior art as possible, and it means checking and cross-checking to make sure that initial filing is as complete and error-free as possible.

Patent Market Trends and Impact to IP Valuation

Whether you are managing an in-house patent portfolio, engaged in M&A deals involving IP assets, or a startup looking to secure funding, this webinar is for you. It is designed to help you optimize the value of your IP portfolio and will highlight patent market trends and the key factors impacting IP valuations.

Augmented Reality and the IP Insights Behind it All

The US has been the primary filing jurisdiction for AR and related technologies, but the application to grant ratio is less than 5%? Join our webinar to learn what to look for and what it all means for this exciting segment.

Understanding the ADS: Little Things Make a Big Difference

The USPTO’s Patent Quality Chat webinar series continues on Feb. 14 from noon-1 p.m. ET as we discuss Understanding the ADS: Little Things Make a Big Difference. This chat will present tips for more effectively filing your patent application, with the discussion particularly focusing on how to correctly use an Application Data Sheet (ADS). Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions (via email to of the USPTO patent application processing specialist.

Patent Reform 2017: Changes coming from the Judiciary, Legislative and Executive Branches

While calls for widespread patent reform are not as loud as they have been in previous years, 2017 is shaping up to be a year where we may still see significant change to U.S. patent laws. What will the changes to U.S. patent laws look like over the next year? The better question may be to first ask whether those anticipated changes will be coming from the judiciary, legislative or executive branch, all of which will take center stage at some point in 2017.

Free Webinar: How Bad Data Leads to Bad Decisions

Join me on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at 12pm ET for a free webinar discussion that will focus on decision making for dealmakers. This free webinar will approach this material first from the lens of the dealmaker who needs to know that they have all the relevant information necessary to confidently assess value and close a deal. We will ask, and answer, the question about which information can prove to be most useful and why. We will then pivot the discussion to bring in data experts to discuss how they work to find that information and deliver it as actionable intelligence so that good decisions are made with good data.

Going Digital and The Rise of Internet of Things

Join Gene Quinn (, Ray Millien (Chief IP Counsel for GE Oil & Gas) and Julia Elvidge (President of Chipworks) on Thursday, December 1, 2016, for an panel discussion on the Internet of Things, what it is, what it means for the future of innovation, and what legal issues will be confronting clients (and lawyers) in this 4th Industrial Revolution.

FREE WEBINAR: Creating Big Value from Big Data: Competitive Intelligence vs. In-House Intelligence

On Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 2pm ET, please join Gene Quinn (IPWatchdog) and Monty Wright (VP of IP Assets for GE Ventures Licensing) for a discussion on how IPW professionals can become more agile and profitable by using intelligence derived from big data. Whether you are representing clients or attempting to deliver results for your company, the insights waiting to be discovered both with respect to your in-house landscape and from a competitive intelligence standpoint are great.

FREE WEBINAR: Samsung v. Apple: Is a single patent infringement worth all the profit?

On Thursday, October 20, 2016, from 2pm to 3pm ET, Gene Quinn will host a free webinar discussion that will explore the genesis of the patent battle between Apple and Samsung, focusing on the design patent infringement fight currently at the United States Supreme Court. In addition to taking as many questions from the audience as possible, we will: (1) Ask the question “how did we get here” and provide a business/tech perspective on the battle. (2) Provide a quick primer on design patents and the test for determining if there is infringement. (3) Discuss the positions taken by Apple, Samsung and the Solicitor General at the Supreme Court. (4) Make predictions regarding what the Supreme Court will ultimately decide.

Free Webinar: Assessing the Current State of Patent Value

Join Gene Quinn and Ashley Keller on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 12pm ET for a discussion on the current state of patent value. We will take your questions, as well as discuss the following: (1) Patent eligibility at the Federal Circuit; reasons for hope. (2) The outlook for innovators and patent owners in Q4 2016 and Q1 2017. (3) Patent Reform: what is likely to happen and how could it impact value and monetization strategies.

Free Webinar: Federal Circuit Trends in a Post-Alice World

Over the last several months certain new trends are developing at the Federal Circuit as the court pivots to address the new reality of a much more interested Supreme Court, and the reality of a dramatically increased case load thanks to the enormous popularity of the AIA-created post grant administrative proceedings. Join me on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at 1pm Eastern for a discussion on Federal Circuit Trends in a Post-Alice World. I will be joined by Robert Schaffer and Joseph Robinson, partners at Troutman Sanders and co-authors of the Federal Circuit Review.

Free Webinar: Strategies for Using Patent Analysis to Impact Business Decisions

Regardless of your focus within the IP Lifecycle, the analysis of patents yields many positive results: the ability to spot trends, minimize litigation, guide research, and build portfolios — all of which can significantly impact business decisions. Join us on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at 12pm ET for this 1 hour free webinar discussion hosted by Gene Quinn.