» The Changing Face of US Patent Law
From 12:00 pm until 4:45 pm

PBI Groupcast - 4 hours substantive credits

  • $294 (member)
  • $284 (admitted after 1/1/08)
  • $324 (nonmember)

Early Registration - If you register more than 2 days before this presentation you will qualify for this Early Registration Fee: $279 (member) $259 (admitted after 1/1/08) $299 (nonmember)

Register below and mail in your check (payable to PBI) to the ECBA office or pay online through www.pbi.org

  • U.S. Patent Law is changing from a first to invent to a first to file system in March 2013.
  • Learn about the Patent Office rules to implement first to file.
  • Hear from experienced practitioners about client counseling and best practices under first to file
  • Summary and report on procedures effective in September 2012 under the America Invents Act, including:
  • Challenges to issued patents at the new Patent Trial and Appeal Board
  • Streamlined procedures for use for inventions by departed employees.

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.


Location: Erie County Bar Association (302 West 9th Street, Erie, Pennsylvania 16502)
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