John Marshall Law School: International Patent Prosecution and Practice Seminar

International Patent Prosecution and Practice Seminar

Thursday, September 14, 2017, 7:50 AM–Friday, September 15, 2017 at 5:30 PM (CDT)
Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law
John Marshall Law School
Chicago, IL

Basic Information


International Patent Prosecution and Practice offers a two-day comprehensive CLE program that brings together seasoned experts to provide instruction on the issues of contemporary significance when seeking to obtain patent rights under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and the European Patent Convention (EPC), as well as enforcing such patent rights. Programming is provided by the World Intellectual Property Organization and Kuhnen & Wacker, and is co-hosted by The John Marshall Law School.

Key Topics

  • Recent and Future Developments
  • Procedures and Time Limits
  • Filing Strategies for U.S. Applicants
  • Claim Drafting, Correcting Defects, and Amendments
  • Claiming and Restoring Priority
  • Search and Examination
  • Opposition Procedures
  • Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court
  • EPC (UPP) vs. AIA
  • Global Patent Practice Do’s and Don’ts