This page contain information on selected past onsite workshops and courses predominantly related to patent information.

Date

Location

Host

Description

2010

April 11-13, 2010

Bonita Springs, FL

Patent Resources Group

Art and Science of Patent Searching (syllabus)

April 11-17, 2010

Bonita Springs, FL

Patent Resources Group

Advanced Courses Program

One Day Courses
April 14
Patent Opinions, Strategy & Tactics
When, Why and How to Effectively Appeal to the USPTO Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
Obviousness in the Wake of KSR - What Has and Has Not Changed
Patent Claim Interpretation
ANDA Litigation: Critical Issues and Winning Strategies
April 15
Fundamental Building Blocks for Creating and Enforcing the FDA Orange Book Listable U.S. Patent

Two Day Courses
April 14-15
Claim and Specification Drafting for a Single EPO/USPTO Patent Application

Three Day Courses
April 11-13
Federal Circuit Law (2008-2010)
Chemical Patent Practice
Drafting Patent License Agreements
Comprehensive PCT Practice: How to Master Its Challenges
Due Diligence Investigations
Crafting & Drafting Winning Patents
Art and Science of Patent Searching
April 15-17
Reexamination and Reissue Practice
The Bilski Impact: Procuring & Enforcing Software, Business Methods & Bioinformatics Patents
Patent Infringement Litigation
Pharma & Biotech Strategies for Patent Prosecution, Hatch-Waxman and Litigation

April 21, 2010

Vienna, Austria

EPO

Classification matters: understanding the world's major patent classification schemes (IPC, ECLA, USPC, FI/F-terms) (programme) (PI01-2010)

May 10-12, 2010

Vienna, Austria

EPO

Patent analytics (program) (PI02-2010)

May 19, 2010

Vienna, Austria

EPO

Patent portfolio management with IPscore (programme) (PI03-2010)

June 7-8, 2010

Alexandria, VA

PERI

Patent Information of the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industries (The course was cancelled and transferred from PERI to PIUG; the first PIUG nt Information Fundamentals course is scheduled Oct. 14-15 in New Brunswick, NJ)

June 11, 2010

Washington, DC

Patent Resources Group

The Future of U.S. Patent Law: An In-Depth Discussion on the Congress, the Courts, and the USPTO

June 14, 2010

Vienna, Austria

EPO

15th EPO Patent Information Beginners Seminar (EPIBS) (programme) (PI04-2010)

July 1-2, 2010

Vienna, Austria

Dr. Haxel Congress and Event Management GmbH

ICIC Summer School  (for newcomers in the patent information profession: overview of the IP and IR markets; hands-on training by LexisNexis, Minesoft, Orbit, STN, Thomson Reuters) (Cancelled)

July 20-23, 2010

Los Angeles, CA

Patent Resources Group

The Patent Workshop: Fundamental Best Practices for Patent Prosecution for 2010 (also July 27-30, 2010 Washington, DC)

Aug. 2-20, 2010

Washington, DC or Southfield, MI

Patent Resources Group

Advanced Courses Program

One-Day Courses
ANDA Litigation: Critical Issues and Winning Strategies (August 5)
Fundamental Building Blocks for Creating and Enforcing the FDA Orange Book Listable U.S. Patent (August 6)
Patent Claim Interpretation (August 9)
Obviousness in the Wake of KSR - What Has and Hasn't Changed (August 10)
When, Why and How to Effectively Appeal to the USPTO BPAI (August 11)

Two-Day Courses
Procuring & Enforcing Patents in Asia (August 12-13)

Three-Day Courses
Chemical Patent Practice (August 2-4)
Art and Science of Patent Searching - Patentability, Validity & Infringement and Optional Patent Searching Workshop (August 16-18)
Patent Law Guide for Inventors, Investors, Paralegals & Non-Patent Attorneys (August 18-20)

Aug. 16-18, 2010

Washington, DC or Southfield, MI

Patent Resources Group

Art and Science of Patent Searching (syllabus)

Aug. 23-25, 2010

Washington, DC or Southfield, MI

Patent Resources Group

Patent Administration: A Foundation for Success (Include a section on Patent Research and Document Retrieval: How and where to obtain Patent Copies, File Histories and Translations; Title and Assignment Searches)