UpcomingAdvanced PCT Seminar and International Authorities Symposium – Washington, DC

Advanced PCT Seminar Fee show details + $495.00 (USD)  

  • Advance PCT Seminar  October 5, 2017
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Advanced PCT Seminar and International Authorities Symposium – Washington, DC

Date/Time: October 5, 2017 9:00 – 4:30

Squire Patton Boggs Conference Room
2550 M St NW
Washington, DC 20037

Special PCT Learning Center First: Along with the Advanced Seminar a Symposium of International Authorities including presentations by representatives from EPO (confirmed), KIPO (invited) and USPTO (confirmed).

6 Hours of VA CLE requested

Program Topics

  • Introduction and Overview of the PCT System
  • Choosing a Receiving Office for US Applicants
  • International Authorities for US Applicants
    • Presentations by EPO (confirmed), KIPO (invited) and USPTO (confirmed)
    • Panel Discussion
  • Claiming Priority under the Paris Convention and Furnishing Priority Documents
  • Procedural safeguards
  • Recent and Upcoming Rule Changes
  • ePCT and Internet Resources
  • Strategies for Entering the National/Regional Phase
  • National Phase/By-Pass Route (USPTO)
  • PCT and the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
  • Where to get help

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Seminar Instructors:
Carl Oppedahl, WIPO consultant
Gary Smith, PCT Learning Center

Program Fee: $495 through September 24 ($545 thereafter)

Program Fee will be refunded, less $75 administration fee, if requested by September 24.

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Program includes:

  • Seminar Book
  • Lunch
  • Morning and afternoon breaks

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Venue:   Washington DC

Nixon Peabody Conference Room, 799 9th, Street NW, SUITE 500, Washington DC, Washington, 20001, United States