New York City Bar: Patents 101

New York City Bar: Patents 101

Speaking Engagement

Patents 101 is designed for non-intellectual property attorneys who want to better understand the property right conferred by a patent, by examining the processes for obtaining, enforcing and challenging a patent. Covered topics will include a comparison of the property right conferred by a patent to other intellectual property rights, and overviews of the process obtaining a patent from the US Patent and Trademark Office and enforcing a patent against would-be infringers in federal court. Additional topics will cover mechanisms for challenging a competitor's patent in the US Patent and Trademark Office, under the America Invents Act, enforcing a patent before the International Trade Commission, and ethical issues in obtaining and enforcing a patent.

WilmerHale Senior Associate Dr. Rana Sawaya will be a featured speaker at this event.

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