8:00 – 9:15 am CDT
McDermott Will & Emery
Well Fargo Bank Plaza
1000 Louisiana, Suite 3900
Houston, TX 77002
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The America Invents Act established Inter Partes Review and Post-Grant Review as new procedures for challenging the validity of issued U.S. patents. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) rules governing these procedures are due to be published by August 16, 2012, and the new Inter Partes Review procedure will take effect September 16, 2012.
Join McDermott Will & Emery for an informative discussion of the soon to be published USPTO rules and how they will impact these new avenues for challenging the validity of U.S. patents before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
CLE credit is pending in California, Illinois, New York and Texas. A Uniform Certificate of Attendance will be made available to participants requesting CLE credit in all other states.
McDermott Will & Emery's IP Roundtables are designed for the educational benefit of a company president, CEO, general counsel or other executive with an interest in intellectual property. Please be advised McDermott has the right to restrict attendance and may limit participation in this event.