Patent Strategy After the America Invents ActPrint PDFShare
The America Invents Act is the most significant change to the U.S. patent system in more than 60 years. Our highly-skilled panel will help business and legal professionals better understand how the Act will alter patent strategy and decision making.
Topics will include:
- The practical effect of the new “first to file” system
- Comparing the U.S. “first to file” system to longstanding “first to file” systems employed by other countries
- Dealing with the new “prior art” standards and rules
- Effective utilization of the new post-issuance proceedings
- Patent prosecution strategy and decision making under the Act
- Patent litigation strategy and decision making under the Act
Speakers and panel members include:
- Margo Bagley, University of Virginia, Professor of Law
- Aleya Champlin, Of Counsel, Briggs and Morgan, P.A.
- Thomas Cotter, University of Minnesota, Briggs and Morgan, Professor of Law
- Janet Gongola, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Reform Coordinator
- Michael Lafeber, Shareholder, Briggs and Morgan, P.A.
- John Lunseth, Shareholder, Briggs and Morgan, P.A.
- Ruth Okediji, University of Minnesota, William L. Prosser, Professor of Law
- J. Bruce Schelkopf, Vice President - Deputy General Counsel and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Ingersoll Rand
University of Minnesota Law School Conference Room #385
8 to 8:30 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Seminar and panel discussion
12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch in Auerbach Commons
CLE credit has been applied for.
Seating is limited.
Please RSVP by Friday, Nov. 11 to e-mail.
For more information, please click here.
There is no charge to attend this seminar. Complimentary parking at Seven Corners Parking Ramp provided by Briggs and Morgan, P.A.