Speaking Engagements

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2015: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

June 15, 2015 - June 17, 2015
PLI New York Center, 1177 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York, 10036


This program will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, and will provide a review of recent developments in the law. A litigator’s perspective is included to show how drafting and prosecution can influence the development, and often the outcome, of subsequent patent litigation. Goodwin Procter partner Marta Delsignore will present the session, "Litigation Issues," which will cover litigation issues relevant to patent prosecution with particular emphasis on prosecution issues in claim construction, “divided infringement” issues, avoiding disclosures of claimed subject matter, effective use of secondary considerations of non-obviousness, means plus function claim language, Doctrine of Equivalents analysis in view of the Festo decisions inequitable conduct and the preparation of non-infringement and invalidity opinions will be discussed.

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