Sponsored by the ISBA Intellectual Property Section
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
35 U.S.C. § 101 – PATENTABLE SUBJECT MATTER AND SOFTWARE PATENTS;
REPEAL OF METALLIZING ENGINEERING AND ON-SALE BAR TO PATENTABILITY
2 HOURS CLE
11:00 am - 11:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
35 U.S.C. § 101 – Patentable Subject Matter and Software Patents;
Repeal of Metallizing Engineering and On-Sale Bar to Patentability (2 hrs. CLE)
Keith D. Grzelak, Wells St. John PS in Spokane, Washington
35 U.S.C. § 101
§ 101. Inventions patentable. Whoever invents or discovers any new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof, may obtain a patent therefor, subject to the conditions and requirements of this title.
An update will be provided on recent case law, updates to USPTO guidelines, and cases percolating through the courts relative to 101 practice. In addition, a review of the implications of AIA on a potential repeal of Metallizing Engineering will also be covered. Arguments presented in amici filed in CLS v. Alice and MCM v. Hewlett Packard and USPTO (cert petition stage) by IEEE-USA IPC will also be covered. Emphasis will be placed on unsettled areas of the law as they relate to client counseling.
Free - IP Section Members
$40 - ISBA Members
$50 - Non-ISBA Members
Lunch is included with registration.
A $25 service fee will be applied to cancellations received on or before 9/6/16. No refunds on cancellations received after 9/6/16. If you send someone else in your place, please provide ISBA with that person's name.