For attorneys seeking post grant patent CLE over the next few months, there are a number of high quality programs scheduled between February and April.
Next Wednesday, February 12th, the Practicing Law Institute presents the one hour briefing entitled: PTAB Roadblock to Patent Monetization. The program will explore the impact of PTAB patent challenges on the patent assertion landscape.
Thursday February 13th, week, Strafford legal presents Proactive Patent Procurement & Prosecution Strategies: Minimizing the Threat of Post Grant Challenges. This one hour webinar will cover the impact of PTAB patent challenges on patent portfolio development strategies.
February 19th-20th, the International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) will conduct a two day seminar in Arlington, VA entitled AIA Post-Grant Practice Conference. This two day program is directed entirely to post grant practice, the second day including mock hearings an oral arguments.
In March the return of the highly acclaimed Practicing Law Institute program entitled USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2014. This program, dedicated entirely to post grant practice will be held on March 27, 2014 in New York, and again on April 28, 2014 in San Francisco. A live webcast is available for the San Francisco location.
Heading into April, Post-Grant Patent Practice: Review and Reexamination is offered March 30-April 1 in Bonita Springs, Florida
Post-Grant Patent Practice: Reissue, Owner-Request Reexamination, and Supplemental Examination is offered the next day, April 2, in Bonita Springs, Florida.
On April 3rd, the American Bar Association (ABL) Spring Meeting in Arlington Virginia will host Game Over: The Game Changing Impact of the Patent Trial & Appeal Board on Non-Practicing Entities (NPEs).
I hope you can join me and my colleagues at one of these upcoming events.