Pursuing Patent Protection Abroad - Overview of PCT

The two-hour seminar will review the considerations and options for filing foreign patent applications, including an overview of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and the use of the Paris Convention for non-PCT countries. 

This seminar is intended for paralegals, patent attorneys/agents, and anyone who requires a basic understanding of filing patent applications internationally, particularly under the Patent Cooperation Treaty.

One hour of California MCLE credit is offered.

The event is free and open to the public with limited space, please register by March 13, 2019.

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Seminar Speaker:
Michael Neas, Deputy Director of International Patent Legal Administration, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Please note that the Silicon Valley USPTO is a federal facility. Attendees are required to present a valid form of government-issued identification (driver license or passport) and may be subject to screening to gain access.

This event is accessible to individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation, including captioning, sign language interpreting, or other, please email siliconvalley@uspto.gov or call (408)918-9900.

This event is part of a series: Continuing legal education (CLE)