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Online CLE Revised USPTO CLE

The Revised USPTO Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance: What You Should Know

Live Webcast Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
Intellectual Property Law (CLE)Live Webcast
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Add to Calendar 03/10/2020 12:00 pm 03/10/2020 2:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: The Revised USPTO Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance: What You Should Know If you haven’t registered for this event please click here:https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=124815\r\n In January 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a revised guidance to be used when evaluating subject matter eligibility. The revised guidelines primarily focus on patent eligibility procedures involving patent claims and applications. By providing new guidance in identifying whether a patent claim or patent application claim is directed to a judicial exception, it aims to bring better clarity and predictability to Step 2A of the Alice/Mayo test. \n \nWhile the revised guidelines are viewed to improve patent approvals, the possibility of being invalidated by courts, if challenged, still remains. \n \nIn this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with a thorough analysis of the fundamentals of USPTO’s revised subject matter eligibility guidance. Speakers will present current and emerging issues surrounding this significant topic. They will also present helpful tips in preventing challenges of invalidation. \n \nKey topics include: \n \n \n Overview of USPTO’s New Subject Matter Eligibility Guidelines \n Trends, Developments, and Updates \n Opportunities and Pitfalls \n Recent Court Decisions \n What Lies Ahead \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/uspto-subject-matter-eligibility-guidance/

Online CLE Revised USPTO

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Revised USPTO Webinar. In January 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a revised guidance to be used when evaluating subject matter eligibility. The revised guidelines primarily focus on patent eligibility procedures involving patent claims and applications. By providing new guidance in identifying whether a patent claim or patent application claim is directed to a judicial exception, it aims to bring better clarity and predictability to Step 2A of the Alice/Mayo test.

While the revised guidelines are viewed to improve patent approvals, the possibility of being invalidated by courts, if challenged, still remains.

In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with a thorough analysis of the fundamentals of USPTO’s revised subject matter eligibility guidance. Speakers will present current and emerging issues surrounding this significant topic. They will also present helpful tips in preventing challenges of invalidation.

Key topics include:

  • Overview of USPTO’s New Subject Matter Eligibility Guidelines
  • Trends, Developments, and Updates
  • Opportunities and Pitfalls
  • Recent Court Decisions
  • What Lies Ahead

Agenda

Eugene J. Molinelli, Partner
Beusse Wolter Sanks & Maire PLLC

Who Should Attend

  • Patent Attorneys and Consultants
  • IP Attorneys & Consultants
  • Patent Owners
  • Patent Applicants
  • Patent Examiners
  • Patent/IP Managers and Officers

Online CLE Revised USPTO

Eugene J. Molinelli, Partner
Beusse Wolter Sanks & Maire PLLC

Online CLE Revised USPTO

Online CLE Revised USPTO

Eugene J. MolinelliPartnerBeusse Wolter Sanks & Maire PLLC

Eugene Molinelli's areas of expertise include signal and image processing (including nucleic acid sequencing data processing), medical imaging, sensors, transducers, semiconductor fabrication, applied physics, photonics, medical devices, oceanography, applied mathematics, computer networking and computer software, including neural networks and artificial intelligence.  He earned his J.D. (with high honors) from George Mason University School of Law. Prior to becoming a patent attorney, Dr. Molinelli earned a Ph.D. in physical oceanography at Columbia University, participating in fieldwork to Antarctica and above the Arctic Circle. As an oceanographer, his work won several federal Small Business Innovation Research grants and contributed to his company's selection for Virginia's Technology Trailblazer Award. A Martindale-Hubbell Pre-eminent attorney in patent law, he is currently a member of the American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Licensing Executive Society, and Association of University Technology Managers.


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Online CLE Revised USPTO

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of intellectual property laws

Course Code:
   148149

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    2.0 CLE

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The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Beusse Wolter Sanks & Maire, PLLC ("BWSM") is a boutique intellectual property law firm with attorneys possessing the skills and attributes to both assess and protect intellectual property. BWSM has a worldwide reach with industry and research university clients, located throughout the world, whom the firm represents before governments and judicial bodies internationally. The firm patent attorneys are experienced in obtaining patents, both domestic and international, in a wide range of technologies including electrical, biotechnology and life sciences, business methods, chemical, computer hardware and software, e-commerce, materials, mechanical, and optics. For the third year in arrow, BWSM is honored to receive the 2018 Law Firm 500 Award. This recognition is based on growth but could not be achieved without the continued, daily operational excellence and commitment to client service. See more at www.bwsmiplaw.com.

Website: http://www.bwsmiplaw.com/

Eugene Molinelli's areas of expertise include signal and image processing (including nucleic acid sequencing data processing), medical imaging, sensors, transducers, semiconductor fabrication, applied physics, photonics, medical devices, oceanography, applied mathematics, computer networking and computer software, including neural networks and artificial intelligence.  He earned his J.D. (with high honors) from George Mason University School of Law. Prior to becoming a patent attorney, Dr. Molinelli earned a Ph.D. in physical oceanography at Columbia University, participating in fieldwork to Antarctica and above the Arctic Circle. As an oceanographer, his work won several federal Small Business Innovation Research grants and contributed to his company's selection for Virginia's Technology Trailblazer Award. A Martindale-Hubbell Pre-eminent attorney in patent law, he is currently a member of the American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Licensing Executive Society, and Association of University Technology Managers.

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