ExpiredComprehensive PCT Seminar – Dallas TX

  • Comprehensive PCT Seminar
    April 9, 2018 - April 10, 2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Comprehensive PCT Seminar – Dallas, TX

Date/Time: Day 1: Monday April 9, 2018 (9:00 – 4:00)
Day 2: Tuesday April 10, 2018 (9:00 – 12:00)

Haynes and Boone Conference Room
2323 Victory Ave,
Suite 700,
Dallas, TX 75219-7672
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:

Special presentation on the USPTO Texas Regional Office by Regional Director Hope Shimabuku (lunchtime speaker)

Don’t miss this opportunity to get to know the Regional Director and find out information on the Texas Regional Office

  • 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 ISAs available to US applicants
  • Claiming Priority under the Paris Convention and Furnishing Priority Documents (Incudes 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: $645

Program Fee will be refunded, less $75 administration fee, if requested by March 29.

Program fee includes:
Seminar Book
Lite continental breakfast, lunch and two breaks on day 1
Break on day 2

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Haynes and Boone Conference Room, 2505 North Plano Road, Suite 4000, Dallas, Texas, 75082, United States