UpcomingEssential PCT – Milwaukee, WI

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  • Essential PCT  October 19, 2017
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Essential PCT – Milwaukee, WI

Date/Time: October 19, 2017 9:00 to 4:00

Quarles & Brady Conference Room
411 East Wisconsin Avenue,
Milwaukee, WI 53202-4426


5.5 Hours of Wisconsin CLE approved

Covers all aspects of the PCT international and national phases with special emphasis on the strategic use of the PCT.

Program Topics:

  • Introduction to the PCT
  • Basics of the PCT
  • Filing of the International Application
  • Introduction to PCT-SAFE
  • Priority Claims
  • Correction of Defects
  • Recording of Changes under 92bis
  • Introduction to ePCT (including live demo)
  • International Search Report and Written Opinion
  • International Publication
  • Amendments under the PCT
  • Filing a Demand for Preliminary Examination
  • Where to get Help

PCT Strategies

  • Choosing a Receiving Office for US applicants (RO/US or RO/IB)
  • Choice of International Authorities for US applicants – Pros and Cons of each
  • When is it useful to file Amendments under Article 19 and 34/Filing a Demand for Preliminary Examination
  • National Phase Entry vs. By-Pass Route
  • Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) and the PCT

Detailed Program Topics

Seminar Instructor:
Gary Smith, PCT Learning Center

Program Fee: $395 though October 6 ($445 thereafter)

Program Fee will be refunded, less $75 administration fee, if requested by October 6.

Program fee includes:
Seminar Book
Morning and afternoon breaks

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Venue:   Milwaukee WI

Quarles & Brady Conference Room, 411 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53202-4426, United States