Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2021: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

July 6, 2021
Practising Law Institute
Live Webcast

PLI’s Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2021 features clinic sessions and workshops organized into four technology sections: Biotechnology, Chemical/Pharmaceutical, Electromechanical and Electronics/Computers. Concurrent breakout clinics will address and discuss advanced specification and claim drafting issues, as well as patent prosecution matters of importance. Concurrent workshops will provide realistic claim drafting and amendment writing exercises, practical techniques to avoid prosecution pitfalls and tips to obtain strong, durable patents equipped to withstand patentability challenges.

Additional lectures will focus on ethical considerations in patent prosecution, lessons learned from post-grant proceedings, best practices to address invalidity and enforcement issues at the USPTO, statistics and strategies for appeals before the PTAB, revival of patent applications, and roundtable discussions in advanced patent prosecution issues.