2022-11-17 2022-11-17 , Online Online, 1.050,- € zzgl. MwSt. James C. Signor https://www.forum-institut.de/seminar/22111071-online-course-u-s-patent-formalities/referenten/22/22_11/22111071-online-seminar-us-patent-formalities_signor-james-c.jpg Online Course: U.S. Patent Formalities

This live webcast course deals with how to protect your patent properly in the USA. This FORUM!Live online course will provide a detailed guidance to the formal requirements of US patent prosecution.

The contents of your online course
  • Introduction to U.S. Patent System, USPTO and the AIA
  • Requirements and Formal Documents for a U.S. Patent Application
  • Prosecuting a U.S. Patent Application (Objections/Rejections, Timing, RCE practice and Appeals)
  • Post-Issuance of a Granted U.S. Patent
The objectives of your online course
This FORUM!Live online course will provide a detailed guidance to the formal requirements of U.S. patent prosecution. The instructors will describe the necessary papers, forms and fees required for U.S. patent practice, as well as the best practices for meeting those requirements. It aims to give a practical, in-depth understanding of the U.S. Patent System. Participants will have the opportunity to raise questions on all aspects of the procedures. Commonly arising problems and practical solutions will be discussed. This course is also tailored to European practitioners. It will thus highlight the important differences between U.S. and European formalities and provide guidance on how to effectively meet the U.S. formalities when prosecuting counterpart applications in Europe and elsewhere.
Who should attend

Do you work as an IP administrator, legal assistant, formalities manager/officer or paralegal in private practice and deal with U.S. patent formalities? Then this FORUM!Live online course is designed for your and all those who require an overview of the administrative and formalities requirements of the U.S. Patent System.

Online Seminar - U.S. Patent Formalities

US Patent Formalities

The Guide to the Formal Requirements

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  • FORUM!Live: brings the seminar to you
  • Practical, first-hand expertise
  • Succinct and effective knowledge transfer
  • Seminar material as a sourse of reference

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17.11.2022

17.11.2022

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1st day from 13:00 to 18:00 CET I 2n...

1st day from 13:00 to 18:00 CET I 2nd day from 9:00 to 16:00 CET
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This live webcast course deals with how to protect your patent properly in the USA. This FORUM!Live online course will provide a detailed guidance to the formal requirements of US patent prosecution.

The contents of your online course
  • Introduction to U.S. Patent System, USPTO and the AIA
  • Requirements and Formal Documents for a U.S. Patent Application
  • Prosecuting a U.S. Patent Application (Objections/Rejections, Timing, RCE practice and Appeals)
  • Post-Issuance of a Granted U.S. Patent
The objectives of your online course

This FORUM!Live online course will provide a detailed guidance to the formal requirements of U.S. patent prosecution. The instructors will describe the necessary papers, forms and fees required for U.S. patent practice, as well as the best practices for meeting those requirements. It aims to give a practical, in-depth understanding of the U.S. Patent System. Participants will have the opportunity to raise questions on all aspects of the procedures. Commonly arising problems and practical solutions will be discussed. This course is also tailored to European practitioners. It will thus highlight the important differences between U.S. and European formalities and provide guidance on how to effectively meet the U.S. formalities when prosecuting counterpart applications in Europe and elsewhere.

Who should attend

Do you work as an IP administrator, legal assistant, formalities manager/officer or paralegal in private practice and deal with U.S. patent formalities? Then this FORUM!Live online course is designed for your and all those who require an overview of the administrative and formalities requirements of the U.S. Patent System.

Detailed programme

1st day from 13:00 to 18:00 CET I 2nd day from 9:00 to 16:00 CET

Introduction to U.S. Patent System and USPTO
  • Laws, rules and USPTO guidelines
  • USPTO Website and Resources
  • PAIR
  • Global Dossier

Requirements and Formal Documents for a U.S. Patent Application
  • Types of U.S. Patent Applications
  • Parts of a U.S. Patent Application and Required Filing Forms
  • Applicant and Assignment
  • Example Filing of a Sample U.S. Patent Application (National Phase)
  • Example Filing Documents and Amendments with Private PAIR and EPAS Assignment Portal
  • Differences for Other Application Types

Post-Issuance of a Granted U.S. Patent
  • Term and PTA
  • Payment of Maintenance Fees
  • Reissue and Certificates of Correction
  • Patent Marking

Prosecuting a U.S. Patent Application
  • USPTO Papers Issued after Filing
  • Accelerated Examination Possibilities
  • Information Disclosure Statements (IDS)
  • Office Actions, Restriction, Requirements, Types of Rejections, Requirements for Patentability
  • Examiner Interviews and Ombudsman
  • After-final Practice
  • Requests for Continued Examination (RCEs)
  • Appeals
  • Allowance and Issuance

Challenging Patents at the USPTO
  • 3rd Party Submissions
  • Inter Partes Review (IPR)
  • Post-Grant Review (PGR)
  • Covered Business Methods (CBM)

FORUM!Live

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FORUM!Live is so much more than just online seminars. We have combined the latest technology with the best teaching methods and top service to provide effective training in intellectual property. The content, delivery, duration, scheduling and teaching method are tailored to each seminar. FORUM!Live enables you discuss issues with other participants, just like in a regular attendance-based seminar, supported by an array of technical and learning aids.

Your benefits

  • Listen to the speaker while viewing the presentation slides.
  • See all speakers and other participants with a webcam.
  • Ask questions using audio, video or the chat function.
  • Exchange ideas with other participants while seated at a virtual coffee or lunch table.
  • Access and work on the seminar documents live, and download them to your device.
  • Discuss specific questions with speakers in one-to-one sessions.
  • Access technical support directly.
  • Receive certification bearing the relevant seminar information.
  • Learn in a pre-meeting how to best set up your online working place
  • With our customer portal, you receive access to the FORUM Institut's learning space with all important information

Further information on FORUM!Live can be found here.





Pre-meeting

In a pre-meeting (approx. 60 min.) we can show you how everything works and give you tips on the various settings. You will find the dates for the pre-meeting in the customer portal after your registration.

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At FORUM!Live, we have adapted the agenda specifically to the medium and the respective seminar.

1st day from 13:00 to 18:00 CET
There are breaks
- from 14:30 to 14:45 CET
- from 16:15 to 16:30 CET

2nd day from 9:00 to 16:00 CET
- from 10:30 to 10:45 CET
- from 12:45 to 13:15 CET
- from 14:45 to 15:00 CET

Documentation

Delegates will receive a course material containing comprehensive documentation provided by the speakers, which will be a valuable source of reference for the future.

What our participants say

'It was much more in-depth as I expected, which was realy great! Great speakers, great masterclass and it was nice to meet colleagues from other conrtries and companies!' (formalities officer)

'The fact that it was a small group allowed a good exchange of experience within the subject; very good material, good speakers, time for questions and discussions!' (patent administrator)

'This course gives a good overview of the procedures, good examples from practice, hosted by very pleasant speakers!' (formalies officer)

'Good group of participants, good interaction, very good presented by the speakers!' (IP Admin)

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Testimonials

Gives a great idea of the US Rule & guidelines.

IP Admin

Very informative and complete, even if you already have a lot of US experience.

Formalities Officer

Gives a great overview and understanding of the US prosecution.

IP Specialist

'It was much more in-depth as I expected, which was really great! Great speaker, great masterclass and it was nice to meet colleagues from other countries and companies!'

Formalities Officer

'The fact that it was a smaller group allowed a good exchange of experience within the subject; very good material, good speaker, time for questions and discussions!'

Patent Administrator