by Dennis Crouch
As a member and supporter of the Nationwide Affiliation of Patent Practitioners (NAPP), I’m trying ahead to the NAPP Annual Assembly and Convention scheduled for July 19-21 in Alexandria, Virginia on the USPTO Headquarters. I invite all these invested in defending mental property rights to attend, particularly people who’re deep within the day-to-day enterprise of defending patent rights. We’ve got a exceptional line-up of audio system this 12 months, together with the USPTO Director, Kathi Vidal.
Delving deeper into the convention agenda, we kick off on July nineteenth with an non-obligatory tour of Outdated City Alexandria, adopted by expert-led discussions on a broad vary of matters from the present USPTO Pilot Applications to the right way to defend your follow from cyber-attacks. Thursday, July twentieth, will provide one other full day of periods overlaying every little thing from responding to prior artwork rejections, to cultivating range in patent regulation, and finest practices for PTAB appeals. My patent regulation replace is Thursday morning. Lastly, on Friday, July twenty first, we’ll wrap up with in-depth periods on nonce phrases and means plus perform, invention within the company setting, and patent time period adjustment calculation, amongst different nerdy patent matters.
I significantly encourage regulation college students to attend and reap the benefits of the steeply discounted price for college students and teachers. It’s price noting that attendance is free for the Judiciary and Federal Authorities workers reminiscent of PTAB Judges and Patent Examiners. Organizers have made preparations for discounted lodging on the Embassy Suites Alexandria Outdated City for many who e book early.
When you’ve got not been a part of NAPP, it is a great alternative to hitch a terrific group for patent practitioners, community with business professionals, and achieve sensible insights into the world of patent regulation. I hope to see you there!
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