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
TimeSubjectSpeaker
9:00-9:30Greetings and OverviewJasemine Chambers
John Doll
Bruce Kisliuk
Directors, TC1600
9:30-10:00Motivation and ObviousnessDiana Dudash
Quality Assurance Specialist
TC1600
10:00-10:45Double Patenting:
What are we teaching our examiners

Robert Hill
Quality Assurance Specialist
TC1600

10:45-11:00AMBreak 
11:00-11:30Update on Biotech Ex Parte AppealsWilliam (Bill) Smith
Administrative Patent Judge Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
11:30-1:00PMLunch Break 
Afternoon Session
TimeSubjectSpeaker
1:00-1:30Reach Through Claims
Just how far can you go?
(Part II)
Brian Stanton
Practice Specialist
TC1600
1:30-2:00Patentability Considerations in the 3-D Structure ArtsMichael Woodward
Supervisory Patent Examiner
TC1600
2:00-2:15Break 
2:15-3:00More on Restriction PracticeJames Housel
Supervisory Patent Examiner
TC1600
3:00-3:15Wrap-up

Jasemine Chambers
John Doll
Bruce Kisliuk