December 23rd and 30th, 2018

Hadasit, Ein Kerem Jerusalem 

9:30am - 16:30pm

THE PATENT PARALEGAL A-Z GUIDE

 

December 23rd and 30th, 2018

Hadasit, Ein Kerem Jerusalem

9:30 – 16:30


This course, presented by a senior intellectual property paralegal with nearly 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 procedure.

Attendees will gain an invaluable overview of 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 guide book which will prove to be a useful and reliable resource.

The material is designed to help you understand the procedures, not just follow them, and is focused on U.S., international (PCT), European patent administration and Israel.

Encompassing just about everything you need to know - from filing to allowance, and beyond.

Participants can attend any or all of the days of the course.

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Presenter:​

Donna J. Liss, MA

Ms. Liss is an experienced Intellectual Property Administrative Manager in the field for nearly two decades. She has been responsible for all aspects of managing and processing administrative aspects of an IP Portfolio; preparing and monitoring documentation, on line correspondence, monitoring expenses, verifying and monitoring deadlines both in Fortune 500 companies and private law firms.   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 she has developed the ability to instruct her students and in part difficult and complicated material in a simple and direct manner.  IPR is delighted to welcome back Ms. Liss as the instructor of The Patent Paralegal A – Z Guide 2018.

The Program:

  • Overview of IP rights  

  • Understanding the US, EP and PCT patent process

  • Review of IDS rules and procedures  

  • Online Resources

  • US After-final procedure

  • The US appeal process

  • EP pre search communications, life of a file and oppositions

  • EP prosecution

  • Review of patent correction alternatives (certificate of correction, reissue, reexamination)

  • Abandonment and revival of US patent applications

  • IL procedures

Who Should Attend?

  • Novice Patent Paralegals (up to 1 year experience)

  • Experienced Patent Paralegals (over 1 year experience)

  • In House Patent Administrators

  • Formalities Assistants

  • Other Patent Support Staff

  • Persons who wish to become IP paralegals

  • Persons presently dealing with the company patent portfolio

Cost per participant:
Day One: NIS 2950 + VAT
Day Two: NIS 2950 + VAT
Day One and Day Two: NIS 5650+ VAT

DAY 1:

  • Overview of IP Rights

Trade Secret

Utility Model

Trade Mark

Copy Rights

Design Patent

Patent

  • Patents

Conditions of patentability

USPTO – process overview

Types of applications

Filing documents

IDS

Filing, exam, publication

  • EP Filing Procedure - an Overview

 

 

DAY 2:

Final and beyond

Continued examination

Allowance, issue fee, grant

Appeal

 

  • Israel

Procedure overview

Forms

Filing

Specification, claims, drawings

Security inventions

Green inventions

PPH, GPPH

Publication

Section 18

Exam expedition

Examination

Grant, allowance, renewals

  • PCT

WIPO

Process timeline

Filing

Receiving office

Fees

International Search Report

ISA & WO

Article 19 amendments

IPRP

Publication

Examination

National Phase

Docketing / timeline

PCT on line

 

 

Documentation

Participants will receive digital copies of the course materials online, which includes comprehensive documentation provided by the presenter, designed as a valuable source for future reference. A certificate of attendance will be given to each participant who successfully completes the course.

Register Today! please contact sandy@bpipconference.com

 

Registration Deadline December 19. Space is limited.

Course participation is for one day or two days.