Paralegal Primer: Patent Formalities US, EP, IL, PCT, IDS
Classes begin Monday, February 15th or Monday, April 19th
This course, presented by a senior intellectual property paralegal with over two decades of experience in IP procedures, regulations and training, is directed to both the novice paralegal and the experienced paralegal. The sessions are designed to provide a guide for the patent paralegal, in particular with regards to the more complex issues of patent procedures.
Attendees will gain an invaluable introduction to the patent process as well as an in depth understanding of the intricate workings of patent formalities.
The course is delivered in a clear and comprehensive fashion, and will be accompanied with an up-to-date and easy to follow online presentation which will prove to be a useful and reliable resource.
The course is presented in 7 online segment topics- one segment per week - allowing each attendee to participate in relevant subjects. Each segment topic will be offered twice in Fall 2020.
The material is designed to help you understand the procedures, not just follow them, and is focused on US, EP, IL and international (PCT) IP administration.
Encompassing just about everything you need to know - from filing to allowance, and beyond.
SEGMENT 1: Overview
Overview of Paralegal work and IP – definition and types (1 hour).
Dates and Times according to Time Zone (Israel, Central Europe, UK and East Coast USA and Canada)
Monday February 15: 16.00 – 17.00 (IDT) / 15:00-16:00 (CET)/ 14:00-15:00 (GMT)/ 09:00-10:00 (EST)
Monday April 19: 16.00 – 17.00 (IDT) / 15:00-16:00 (CET)/ 14:00-15:00 (GMT)/ 09:00-10:00 (EST)
Donna J. Liss, MA
Ms. Liss is an experienced Intellectual Property Administrative Manager, in the field for over two decades. She has been responsible for all aspects of managing and processing administrative aspects of an IP Portfolio in Fortune 500 companies, small and medium size entities and private law firms; preparing and monitoring all IP documentation, on line correspondence, monitoring expenses, verifying and monitoring deadlines.
Ms. Liss brings to the course not only her years of experience in IP but her in depth knowledge and experience as a teacher. In more than two decades of teaching, she has developed the ability to instruct her students and impart difficult and complicated material in a simple and direct manner.
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