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Jan 28, 2019 12:02 UTC

1-Day Seminar: Patent Protection for Software-Related Inventions in Europe and the USA (London, United Kingdom - September 18, 2019) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(Business Wire)--The "Patent Protection for Software-Related Inventions in Europe and the USA" conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

An intensive update on patent protection for software-related inventions covering all the major developments in European patent law in particular GUI inventions and 'mixed' inventions with both patentable and non-patentable subject matter.

Agenda

09.00 Registration and refreshments

09.30 Introduction and welcome

09.45 Patent protection for software-related and business-related inventions in Europe

  • Review of European law relating to the protection of software-related and business-related inventions
  • Review of EPO Board of Appeal decisions including most recent decisions

10.45 Refreshments

11.00 Patent protection for software-related inventions in the USA

  • 2017 update on recent Federal Circuit decisions impacting software
  • Patent practice in the wake of the US Supreme Court's Alice decision
  • Detailed analysis of USPTO's post-Alice guidelines
  • Case examples and claim techniques for US practice
  • Post-grant considerations for these technologies

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Preparation of patent applications and prosecution of European applications for software-related and business-related inventions

  • Available claim formats and description requirements in Europe
  • Drafting applications to take account of European and US requirements
  • Filing strategies
  • Dealing with EPO objections under Article 52(1) EPC

14.45 An industry view: an in-house perspective on managing IP protection of software-related inventions

  • Selecting what software technologies to patent or to protect in other ways
  • Foreign filing strategies that balance budget and likelihood of success for software innovations
  • Challenges facing companies involved in managing software patents and responsible for software-related technologies

15.30 Refreshments

15.45 Practical workshop: Questions, answers and discussion of specific examples

  • An interactive session designed to apply earlier discussion to practical situations
  • Examples and approaches for protecting software and computer-related innovations, taking into account the unique requirements in the US and Europe

17.00 Close of seminar

For more information about this conference visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zks55q/1day_seminar?w=4

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