ExpiredComprehensive PCT Seminar – Austin TX

  • Comprehensive PCT Seminar
    April 11, 2018 - April 12, 2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Comprehensive PCT Seminar – Austin, TX

Date/Time: Day 1: Wednesday April 11, 2018 (9:00 – 4:00)
Day 2: Thursday April 12, 2018 (9:00 – 12:00)

Haynes and Boone Conference Room
600 Congress Avenue Suite 1300
Austin, TX 78701
Unique opportunity for training by WIPO and USPTO PCT experts

This comprehensive two day seminar starts with the basics before moving on to advanced topics – important and useful information for all levels

Program Highlights:

  • Introduction and Overview of the PCT System
  • Filing of the PCT International Application
  • Choosing a Receiving Office for US Applicants RO/US and RO/IB
  • Introduction to PCT SAFE
  • International Authorities for US Applicants – Info on all 8 available ISAs
  • Claiming Priority under the Paris Convention and Furnishing Priority Documents (Includes how to use the DAS)
  • Amendments under Articles 19 and 34, Filing the demand
  • Procedural safeguards
  • ePCT (expanded module)
  • National Phase/By-Pass Route in US
  • PCT and the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
  • Global Dossier
  • Recent and Upcoming Rule Changes

Detailed Program Topics

Seminar Instructors:
Christine Bonvallet – Senior Legal Officer – PCT Legal Division, WIPO – Geneva

Mike Neas Deputy Director, International Patent Legal Administration (formerly PCT Legal) -USPTO

8.25 Hours of TX CLE requested

Program Fee: $595 through April 4 ($645 thereafter)

Program Fee will be refunded, less $75 administration fee, if requested by April 2.

Program fee includes:
Seminar Book
Lite continental breakfast, lunch and two breaks on day1
Break on day 2

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