Monthly Archives: May 2012

Chisum Patent Academy to Convene in Seattle

Patent Law Expert Donald Chisum and Professor Janice M Mueller will be co-lecturers at the three day Intensive Patent Law Seminar in Seattle, July30 – August 1, 2012. To find out more information on the seminar, click here.

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Prometheus Unbound – Are Methods Of Medical Treatment The Next “Targets”?

In my March post “Unnatural Acts – Patenting Diagnostic Tests Post-Prometheus” I wrote: “I have been trying to formulate diagnostic claims that would pass muster post-Prometheus and I am having trouble. If a researcher discovers the marker, the researcher should … Continue reading

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Patentability Of Surgical Methods – New Insights From The EPO

This is a guest post from Dr. Stefan Danner Patentanwalt/German Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney In its previous decision G1/07, the EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA) shed new light on the patentability of surgical methods, particularly those forming part … Continue reading

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SLW Invites You To A Free Webinar – America Invents Act: What Corporate Counsel Need To Know

Please join Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. for an hour-long discussion on how combining litigation, reexamination, and interference results in the USPTO’s new adversarial proceedings: inter partes review and post-grant review. The AIA offers these proceedings to provide efficient patentability … Continue reading

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