Please join us to learn about recent developments and current aspects of IP practice in the US and Europe. As you are aware, both US and European patent systems have their pros and cons, which do not always neatly align. US and European applicants alike need to be aware of the differences and peculiarities between the US and European patent systems in order to achieve the best results from both.
At this joint symposium, we will together examine selected current aspects of IP practice related to prosecuting applications and enforcing patents in the US and in Europe. While similarities exist, applicants for US and European patents need to be aware of the peculiarities and most recent developments in each system in order to achieve the best results. In particular, the symposium will address the following important topics for today’s practitioners:
Ex parte appeals before the US Patent and Trademark Office
First 160 days of the Unitary Patent System, a new era in Europe
Evolving enablement standards in the US
Updates on extrinsic evidence and plausibility after G 2/21, and priority after G 1/22 in Europe
Catching the innovation - challenges of patenting AI in life science
Patenting AI in the US - challenges and opportunities
Updates on US obviousness issues in view of the 2023 Federal Circuit decisions in Netflix v. DivX (nonanalogous art) and Axonics v. Medtronic (motivation to combine)
- Practical guide for computer-implemented inventions at the EPO
Presenters will include: David Longo (Oblon), Tobias Philipp (Maiwald), Andrew Ollis (Oblon), Derk Vos (Maiwald), Daniel Pereira (Oblon), Annelie Wünsche (Maiwald), James Love (Oblon) and Martina Boidol (Maiwald).
Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided at a casual reception following the symposium.
A link to register can be found HERE.
Alternatively, you may register by e-mail to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. If registering by email, please include the attendee's name(s), company, and contact information. The final registration deadline is November 9, 2023. Attendance is limited and registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
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