Join the High Tech Law Institute and Schwegman Lundberg Woessner as we welcome the European Patent Office to Silicon Valley in this highly informative program discussing EPO proceedings and subject matter eligibility, and comparing them to USPTO subject matter requirements, post-Alice.
This event will qualify for 3 hours of California MCLE. Santa Clara Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.
|8:30am||Registration and Continental Breakfast|
|9:15am||Overview of computer implemented inventions (CII) and their patentability requirements at the EPO, including a discussion on schemes, rules and methods for performing mental acts, playing games or doing business, and programs for computers|
|10:15am||Overview of Presentations of Information (including GUIs) and their patentability requirements at the EPO|
|11:00am||How Oral Proceedings are conducted at the EPO. This session will be a mock oral proceeding of an EPO case, including interactive participation from the audience.|
|11:30am||Protection for diagnostics at the EPO and US – innovation by small, medium, and large patentees
|12:00pm||Differences and parallels in CII at the EPO and USPTO, post Alice
|12:30pm||Q & A|
This event is complimentary, but registration is required. Register online now.