European Corporate Counsel Guide to Drafting, Prosecuting and Litigating Patents in the US

Venue: Pavilion Road, Knightsbridge, London, UK

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Sep 10, 2007 End Date/Time: Sep 11, 2007
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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
For more information about this conference or to register, go to, ring +44 (0)207 368 9300 or email

Main Contact: Claudine Patterson at, telephone +44 (0) 207 368 9487