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Advanced Patent Law Institute Silicon Valley


December 6, 2012 - December 7, 2012

Room Offsite

Presented by The Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology
Berkeley Center for Law & Technology at UC Berkeley
The University of Texas School of Law

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Earn up to 14.00 Hours of Credit including 2.00 Hours of Ethics Credit

Approved in CA, TX and OK


Join a nationally recognized faculty of leading district judges, academia, patent prosecution, litigation experts and senior IP counsel from major corporations such as Twitter, Netflix and Google, in the heart of Silicon Valley for Advanced Patent Law Institute. This year's program takes an in-depth look at winning strategies for prosecuting and litigating patents, with a special focus on the America Invents Act. 

2012 Institute highlights:

  • Post-Grant Practice and Inter Partes Reviews Under the American Invents Act with Chief Judge James Smith, USPTO Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
  • Strategies for claims drafting, claim construction, and functional claiming
  • Effects of recent litigation and regulation on inequitable conduct, infringement, inducement, privilege, damages calculations, patentable subject matter and standard-essential patents
  • U.S. District Judges panel discussion of cutting edge patent litigation issues
  • Coordinating International Litigation: Focus on German Patent Enforcement discusses multi-national perspectives on drivers of international patent litigation and strategies for handling different countries' legal requirements
  • Special sessions on strategic portfolio management, strategies to foster innovation while curbing offensive litigation and management of litigation involving multiple lawsuits, districts or defendants

The Institute is presented by The Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology, the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology at UC Berkeley and The University of Texas School of Law.




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