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A Short Course in European Patent Drafting and Prosecution for the US Practitioner
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA
This lunch program will address what every
US patent attorney should know about the drafting of patent applications for eventual
prosecution in Europe. The standards for priority, amendments, obviousness, enablement and written description
are so different between the US and Europe that an application which is drafted for
the USPTO may have trouble succeeding before the EPO. Our speaker, an
experienced EPA from one of Europe’s leading biotech hubs, the Medicon Valley
(Eastern Denmark and southern Sweden) will guide you through a recommended strategy
for drafting and prosecuting European applications. He will also provide an update on the future
Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent to come into effect.
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