Event Date/Time: Jul 11, 2007
End Date/Time: Jul 12, 2007
The procurement, enforcement and defence of patent rights in the US is critical for any company doing business internationally. With its particularities, identifying the key differences with the rest of the world and determining which activities in Europe will impact US business is critical to the protection of patent rights. This Legal IQ IP Series course will provide corporate IP counsel and their advisors with the critical information they need on US patent practice. By focusing on the key elements of US Patent litigation, including managing the jury trail; it will also compare and contrast litigation in the US to Europe, exploring areas such as patent assertion and defence strategies, pre-filing considerations.
Key topics to be addressed include:
• Overview of current affairs at the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)
• Legislative & Case law trends in the US
• Understanding the US patent system & its peculiarities
• In-house best practices from over 15 senior IP: Find out how to budget for, co-ordinate and manage patent litigation in the US courts