Alert May 15, 2014

Publications and Upcoming Events


How To Kick Ass At Fed. Circ. Oral Args
April 14, 2014
Quoted: J. Anthony Downs

Upcoming Events

AIPLA’s Annual Women Working in IP Networking Event
May 22, 2014
Boston, MA

The AIPLA Women in Intellectual Property Committee organizes this series of cross-country networking gatherings that offers women involved with IP a chance to meet and network with local colleagues. Goodwin Procter will host the 7th Annual event in its Boston office. 

NJIPLA 2014 Jefferson Medal Dinner
June 6, 2014
Short Hills, NJ

As president of the New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association (NJIPLA), Goodwin Procter partner Mark J. Abate will host the 2014 Jefferson Medal Dinner and provide an introduction to the evening. Following a 64-year tradition, the NJIPLA presents the Jefferson Medal annually to someone who has made exceptional contributions to the field of intellectual property law. Former USPTO Director David J. Kappos is the 2014 Jefferson Medalist. Goodwin Procter will host clients and guests at the dinner.
PLI’s Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2014: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing
June 11-13, 2014
New York, NY

This program will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting and patent application preparation and prosecution, as well as a review of recent developments in the law. Goodwin Procter partner Marta E. Delsignore will participate in a panel discussion about 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.