29th Annual Pharmaceutical / Chemical Patent Practice Update
The tradition continues for the annual Pharma / Chem Practice Seminar, back for its 29th Year! Come hear practice tips, guidance, legal updates and summaries from leading experts, with an emphasis on post-grant strategies and EPO practice. This CLE event, to be held on Thursday, October 22nd at the Hotel Woodbridge at Metropark, is designed to meet the requirements for 4.5 NJ credits (4.0 PA). Featured speakers include:
Laurent Deleu, PhD, Examiner, EPO
Virginie Merckling-Ruiz, PhD, Examiner, EPO
Wolfram Meyer, PhD, Examiner, EPO
Rabiya Kader, Sanofi Aventis
Gregory A. Morris, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
Grantland G. Drutchas, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
Elizabeth Weiswasser, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Electronics, Telecom & Software Patent Practice UpdateThe 2015 ETS Seminar, scheduled for November 12th, is specifically designed with speakers and panel discussions to provide tips and best practices in view important issues effecting our clients' businesses and our practices.
The seminar is anchored by three segments dedicated to:
(1) 101 Abstract Idea issues including presentations on Alice v. CLS Bank and Progeny; and panel of experts providing advice for Alice-Proofing Patent Claims and Related Issues;
(2) Post-Grant Proceedings and the PTAB including a PTAB Trial Best Practices with APJ Rama Elluru, and a panel dedicated to the Effects of Post-Grant Proceedings on Settlement and Litigation; and
(3) FRAND Licensing in view of recent Appellate court decisions relative to the IEEE position presented by Konstantinos Karachalios, Managing Director, IEEE Standards Assoc.
Further presentations will address tips and insights addressing Indefiniteness and 112 Issues Post- Nautilus v. Biosig Instruments; Good Faith Belief of Invalidity as it Applies to Intent and Inducement in view of Commil v. Cisco; as well as Software Protection and Software Protection and Licensing.
2016 Board of Managers - Nominations Due
The NJIPLA invites the membership to submit nominations for the 2016 Board. Please submit your nominations to the NJIPLA Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, October 30, 2015.