Functional claiming is a hot topic for today’s patent prosecutors. Although many of us forgo using “means” in our claims to avoid construction under Section 112(f), the U.S. Patent Office and recent Federal Circuit case law have different constructions in mind.
This program will focus on:
How accused infringers can use functional claiming against the unwitting patent owner
This will be a detailed, focused discussion for the seasoned practitioner, so come prepared with your hard questions!
Jennifer Bailey is a Shareholder with Erise IP and specializes in patent prosecution, intellectual property transaction matters, and IPRs and other post-grant reviews at the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Jennifer has prosecuted hundreds of U.S. patent applications in the software, electrical, and electro-mechanical technologies. She was lead counsel on the first IPR filed and continues to represent both Petitioners and Patent Owners in post-grant proceedings at the USPTO.
Megan Redmond is a Shareholder with Erise IP in Overland Park, Kansas. Megan litigates and tries patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret cases. She has significant experience with all stages of proceedings in intellectual property cases in numerous federal district courts, the International Trade Commission, and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Megan’s litigation practice focuses on high technology, complex litigation. Her experience includes cases involving electronic medical records, telecommunications, natural language processing technology, online video game technology, medical devices, medical software, GPS technology and various other technologies.
INTA Annual Meeting
Join us for an opportunity to network with current and prospective members during breakfast!
Monday, May 21, 2018
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Issaquah, Third Floor
1400 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
$38.00 USD per personBreakfast Buffet
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