University of Texas School of Law
13th Annual
Advanced Patent Law Institute
Alexandria Mar 1-2, 2018 United States Patent and Trademark Office
$725 Individual  |  $775 after Feb 21
$250 USPTO Employee
PRESENTED BY
The University of Texas School of Law
Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

UT Law CLE

2018 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Program Features
The 13th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office offers a unique opportunity to join USPTO senior staff, leading practitioners, academics and members of the federal judiciary for two days of presentations on the latest developments in patent law, including: 
  • An in-depth discussion on the global patent landscape, with an emphasis on the current state of licensing, enforcing and monetizing patents in the U.S. and overseas.
  • A review of the year’s key patent decisions in the Federal Circuit and Supreme Court, and their impact on patent practice.
  • Section 101 and recent decisions impacting software and high tech, as well as current U.S. and international perspectives on patent eligibility in life sciences.
  • PTAB practice tips, as well as a look at proposed legislation and reforms.
  • Practical tips for prosecuting high quality patents, including claim drafting, claim construction and the use of declarations.
  • Developments in prosecuting design patents, including the impact of Samsung v. Apple in determining the “total” profit for design patent infringement.
  • Changes to the patent venue rules and the impact on enforcement.
  • A look at conflicts of interest and other forms of liability and risk that can arise during patent prosecution.
  • Presentations from members of the judiciary including a keynote presentation by Chief Judge of Federal Circuit, Hon. Sharon Prost, as well as the popular Judicial Panel.
  • Up to 14.25 hours of credit (12.25 hours in Virginia), including 2.00 hours of ethics
The Institute is presented by The University of Texas School of Law and the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University.

UT Law CLE

2018 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Key Dates

Alexandria

  • Last day for Individual early registration: Feb 21, 2018
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for USPTO Employee early registration: Feb 21, 2018
    Add $0 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Feb 23, 2018
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Feb 26, 2018
    $50 processing fee applied

UT Law CLE

2018 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Hotel / Venue

Alexandria

United States Patent and Trademark Office

600 Dulany Street
Alexandria, VA


Nearby Hotel Accommodations

The Westin Alexandria

400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA
866.837.4210 (reservations)
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