Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership October 8, 2002


Tuesday, October 8th, 2002
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Arlington, Virginia 22202
Crystal Square 4, 7th Floor, Room 1

 

Morning Session
Time Subject Speaker
9:00-9:30 Greetings and Overview Jasemine Chambers
John Doll
Bruce Kisliuk
Directors, TC1600
9:30-10:00 Motivation and Obviousness Diana Dudash
Quality Assurance Specialist
TC1600
10:00-10:45 Double Patenting:
What are we teaching our examiners

Robert Hill
Quality Assurance Specialist
TC1600

10:45-11:00AM Break  
11:00-11:30 Update on Biotech Ex Parte Appeals William (Bill) Smith
Administrative Patent Judge Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
11:30-1:00PM Lunch Break  
Afternoon Session
Time Subject Speaker
1:00-1:30 Reach Through Claims
Just how far can you go?
(Part II)
Brian Stanton
Practice Specialist
TC1600
1:30-2:00 Patentability Considerations in the 3-D Structure Arts Michael Woodward
Supervisory Patent Examiner
TC1600
2:00-2:15 Break  
2:15-3:00 More on Restriction Practice James Housel
Supervisory Patent Examiner
TC1600
3:00-3:15 Wrap-up

Jasemine Chambers
John Doll
Bruce Kisliuk