Patent Reform Seminar

Patent Reform Seminar

The MCW Office of Technology Development (OTD) and the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) invite you to attend a double session webinar
workshop on: Patent Reform Impact and Strategy for University Research and Tech Transfer

Friday, October 14th Noon – 4:00 p.m. CST
Lunch and refreshments will be served.
Please RSVP by Wednesday October 12th to dsheble@mcw.edu

Friday, October 14th Noon – 4:00 p.m. CST
Location: MACC Conference Room 3075
Lunch and refreshments will be served.
Please RSVP by Wednesday October 12th to dsheble@mcw.edu

Session 1  Legal Analysis and Impact
Noon – 2:00 p.m. CST
Detailed review of all key provisions and their likely effects First‐inventor‐to‐file, including:

*new definitions of prior art   *new grace period provisions  *replacement of interferences with derivation proceedings  *Third Party Submissions  *Post‐grant Challenges  *impact on Ex Parte Reexaminations  *new Inter Partes Review  *supplemental examination  *Transitional Program  *Elimination and Creation of defenses  *Prior user rights  *“Best mode” defense  *“Advice of counsel”  *“Tax Strategies”  *“Human organism” claims  *Changes in venue and jurisdiction for patent cases  *New standard for false marking  *New expedited proceedings  *New oath and declaration procedures  *Changes in PTO operations and fees  *new fees and fee setting authority  *new satellite offices  *Timing of implementation — immediate and phase‐in
*Q&A with the experts

Session 2 Practical Strategies for Adapting to the New Reality
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. CST
Expert guidance on key changes in operations, procedures, and decision-making Documentation and disclosure  *Researcher education  *Provisionals and post‐provisional period  *Patent decision‐making and filing  *New challenges for securing investment funding  *Assessing threats of post‐grant opposition  *Cost impact projections  * Impact on patent drafting
Q&A with the experts

Carlos De La Peña
carlos1@uw.edu


NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important Reminder – Please acknowledge the NIH when publishing papers, patents, projects, and presentations resulting from the use of CTSI resources by including the NIH Funding Acknowledgement.

PARTNERS

Zablocki VA Medical CenterMedical College of WisconsinMSOE