If you are an intellectual property (IP) practitioner or student, you won't want to miss this free opportunity to learn about the new 101 guidance and patent quality updates. There is no fee to register, but space is limited. Learn more and register early.
The morning session for law students, students in the Masters of Law LLM program, and students in the Masters of Science in Law MSL Program, will focus on the role of the patent examiner and careers at the USPTO.
The afternoon session for IP practitioners, law students, students in the Masters of Law LLM program, and students in the Masters of Science in Law MSL program will feature informative presentations and panel discussions.
CLE Credit is pending approval.
|12:30 - 1:00 p.m.||Registration and Networking|
|1:00 - 1:10 p.m.||Welcome and Opening Remarks|
|1:10 - 1:30 p.m.||USPTO Update|
|1:30 - 2:15 p.m.||Quality Update|
|2:15 - 3:00 p.m.||Patent Application Readiness|
|3:00 - 3:15 p.m.||Break|
|3:15 - 4:00 p.m.||Patent Quality Review including 101 Rejections|
|4:00 - 5:00 p.m.||Ethics and Professional Practice (tentative)|
|5:00 p.m.||Closing Remarks|
For additional information, please contact the Midwest Regional USPTO at 313-446-4800 or MidwestRegion@uspto.gov