Corporate Patent Congress 2007

The Annual Cross-Industry Patent Strategy Event

Monday, January 22, 2007

About

...USPTO... Patent Reform Act of 2006... CAFC rulings increased Supreme Court interest in patents...

The time to prepare for the future of patent law is now.

In the midst of the most innovative and tumultuous period in the history of patent law, the publication for American Conference Institute's Corporate Patent Congress 2007brings you ideas on practical strategies and best practices. Addressing the USPTO rule changes, the anticipated effect of the Patent Reform Act of 2006, and the renewed interest of the Supreme Court in patent law issues and recent CAFC decisions, this publication covers all the bases.

Featuring industry leading attorneys and in-house counsel from the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, computer, software, technology and financial services sectors, this publication will provide you with a comprehensive perspective on all the pertinent issues and solutions for adapting your business and legal strategies.

Contents & Contributors

About

...USPTO... Patent Reform Act of 2006... CAFC rulings increased Supreme Court interest in patents...

The time to prepare for the future of patent law is now.

In the midst of the most innovative and tumultuous period in the history of patent law, the publication for American Conference Institute's Corporate Patent Congress 2007brings you ideas on practical strategies and best practices. Addressing the USPTO rule changes, the anticipated effect of the Patent Reform Act of 2006, and the renewed interest of the Supreme Court in patent law issues and recent CAFC decisions, this publication covers all the bases.

Featuring industry leading attorneys and in-house counsel from the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, computer, software, technology and financial services sectors, this publication will provide you with a comprehensive perspective on all the pertinent issues and solutions for adapting your business and legal strategies.

Contents & Contributors


USPTO IDS PROPOSAL EVALUATION FROM A PHARMACUETICAL PERSPECTIVE
Dr. Elaine M. Ramesh, Intellectual Property Department, Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., (Lincolnshire, IL)

"TIGHTENING UP" CONTINUATION AND CLAIMS PRACTICE
Jeffrey J. Hoehenshell, Medtronic, Inc., (Minneapolis, MN)

USPTO PROPOSED RULE CHANGES TO EXAMINATION OF CLAIMS IN PATENT APPLICATIONS: HIGHLIGHTS, ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES AND PRACTICE STRATEGIES
Arvie J. Anderson, Eli Lilly and Company, (Indianapolis, IN)

"TIGHTENING UP" CONTINUATION AND CLAIMS PRACTICE
Michael A. Sartori, PhD, Venable LLP, (Washington, DC)

SPEEDING UP THE PROCESS? EVALUATING IDS AND THE ACCELERATED EXAMINATION PROCESS
Wilburn Chesser, Arent Fox PLLC, (Washington, DC)
Dr. Elaine M. Ramesh, Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc (Lincolnshire, IL)

BRACING FOR THE IMPACT OF USPTO REFORM: STRATEGIES FOR COMPLEX PATENT PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
Rouget (Ric) Henschel, Foley & Lardner LLP, (Washington, DC)
Mark S. Walker, IBM Corp., (Austin, TX)

THE RETURN OF THE SUPREME COURT TO THE BAR OF PATENTS
John F. Duffy, The George Washington School of Law, (Washington, DC)

KSR V TELEFLEX: REINSTATING SUPREME COURT AUTHORITY OVER THE STANDARD OF PATENTABILITY
James W. Dabney, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP, (New York, NY)
John F. Duffy,The George Washington School of Law, (Washington, DC)

THE PATENT TROLL GAME
Roger Kennedy, Oracle International Corp (Redwood Shores, CA)

CORPORATE PATENT CONGRESS: "THE PATENT TROLL GAME"
Terry Ludlow, Chipworks, (Ottawa, Ontario)

WHY IS EVERYBODY PICKING ON ME? DEFENDING YOUR COMPANY AGAINSTS BULLIES AND TROLLS
Terry Ludlow, Chipworks, (Ottawa, Ontario)



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