Seven Years After KSR v. Teleflex: The Test for Non-Obviousness & the Crown Jewel of Patentability

09/22/2014 - 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM
This presentation will explain the test for non-obviousness as it has been applied by the Federal Circuit in its leading decisions over the past seven years, how the test has been applied in major technological areas, and will demonstrate that the true test for non-obviousness can be explained by reference to a few basic principles that are set forth in KSR and exemplified in major Federal Circuit court decisions. ...
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The Power and Pitfalls of 3D Printing

10/22/2014 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
In the last year, 3D printing—also known as additive manufacturing—has captured the attention of investors, inventors, the media, and more. The technology’s ongoing innovations include new and more affordable printers, advancements in the materials used in the printing process, and different ways to create the digital files that direct the printers. ...
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Pink, Pins & Gleeks: Thoughts on International Trademark Practice and Avoiding Brand Disasters

11/12/2014 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Prepare for the perils of haphazard international trademark strategies (or lack of strategies), focusing on recent cases involving Pinterest, Fox's Glee, and Victoria's Secret's PINK in Europe and the UK. Our speaker will provide an overview on international trademark practice and avoiding brand disasters....
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