New York City Bar: Patents 101

April 14, 2016 | New York, New York


  • New York City Bar
    42 West 44th Street
    New York, New York 10036

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.